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Asia-Pacific region supporting education on osteoporosis and fracture prevention for a range of audiences

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The Asia-Pacific Regional Audit: Epidemiology, costs & burden of osteoporosis in 2013 (English edition)

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Fractures are a heavy burden on health budgets in the region and improvement in fracture prevention and management is needed by implementing cost-effective evidence-based solutions.

The audit of 16 countries not only underscores the care gaps and future disease burden but also presents cost-effective evidence-based solutions. It is intended as a tool to catalyse action at the national health policy level and calls on health care professionals and medical authorities to diagnose and treat osteoporosis in a timely manner.

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

The Asia-Pacific Regional Audit: Epidemiology, costs & burden of osteoporosis in 2013 (Chinese Edition)

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Fractures are a heavy burden on health budgets in the region and improvement in fracture prevention and management is needed by implementing cost-effective evidence-based solutions.

The audit of 16 countries not only underscores the care gaps and future disease burden but also presents cost-effective evidence-based solutions. It is intended as a tool to catalyse action at the national health policy level and calls on health care professionals and medical authorities to diagnose and treat osteoporosis in a timely manner.

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • CHI,
  • CHI,

Capture the Fracture Educational Slide Kit

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Facilitate the implementation of coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care for secondary fracture prevention.

This three-part educational slide set for use by healthcare professionals to help foster knowledge and stimulate interest in Fracture Liaison Services and Capture the Fracture at their local hospitals or among healthcare authorities.

Secondary fracture prevention

Powerpoint
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Compendium on Osteoporosis (2nd edition)

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Fragility fractures impose a tremendous global burden but the “fracture tsunami” is preventable.

Reference point for all key stakeholders in the field of musculoskeletal health globally. Proposes 9 key priorities for the period 2020-2025 of which the first is Secondary Prevention.

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Compendium on Osteoporosis – Slide Set

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Fragility fractures impose a tremendous global burden but the “fracture tsunami” is preventable.

Slide set available on this webpage which is a summary of the key findings in the Compendium

Secondary fracture prevention

PPT
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Training Kit

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Orthopaedic surgeons should take an active role in optimising care of the fragility fracture patient with the ultimate goal of preventing future fractures

Comprehensive course for orthopaedic surgeons; raising awareness of osteoporosis as the underlying cause of fracture and the clinical pathways for optimal management of fragility fracture patients.

Acute care

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • FRA,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • FRA,
  • SPA,

The Breaking Spine

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Vertebral fractures usually occur earlier than hip fractures but they rarely come to medical attention.

Comprehensive guide on osteoporosis and the identification and management of vertebral fractures; with tips for patients and healthcare professionals (including physical therapists and radiologists)

Acute care

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Fragility fracture care guidelines in Asia-Pacific

  • Healthcare professionals

Fragility Fracture Network

There is a need for coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care to achieve the best outcomes for patients with fragility fractures.

This webpage includes links to: (i) standards of care of people with a hip fracture; (ii) models of care and implementation guides for fracture liaison services in Australian hospitals; and (iii) the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry Annual Report.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

ANZHFR Registry Sites

  • Healthcare professionals

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

Hip fracture impose a tremendous burden on the healthcare systems.

The ANZHFR is a clinical registry that collects data on the care provided, and the outcomes of care, to older people in Australia and New Zealand, admitted to hospital with a fracture of the proximal femur.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

ANZHFR Lecture 2: High intensity physiotherapy for hip fractures

  • Healthcare professionals

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard, Quality Statement 5- Mobilisation and Weight Bearing.

Dr Lara Kimmel, team leader and physiotherapist describes how High Intensity Physiotherapy for Hip Fractures is provided at The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Dr Kimmel presents the results of the HIP4Hips randomised control trial and explains how they are able to provide this model of physiotherapy as “business as usual” at The Alfred.

Rehabilitation

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

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