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

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Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) Framework

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO)

Clinical standards of care for the screening, diagnosis, and management of osteoporosis in the Asia-Pacific region.

The APCO Framework proposes clear and concise standards of care involving the screening, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, targeting a broad range of high-risk groups, providing a benchmark for the provision of quality care across Asia Pacific.

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Multiple (e.g. kits)
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

NEW Capture the Fracture website

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

A go-to platform for Post-Fracture Care Programs worldwide.

Hosts resources, training, policy guidance and more. Access the knowledge you need to set up and run an effective secondary fracture prevention service.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Healthy Bones Australia – NEW WEBSITE

  • Patients

Healthy Bones Australia

A fracture is not just a part of ageing. Patients should talk to their doctor about a fracture and its consequences.

Comprehensive patient information resources collated on a website. Includes an osteoporosis risk test, articles and information on how to care for your bones.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Establishing a comprehensive fragility fracture care program

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

APFFA

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

In this interview, Prof. Wing Chan explains how he has adopted innovative strategies to promote secondary fracture prevention in his hospital and across his professional networks through a multidisciplinary approach.

Secondary fracture prevention

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

The Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You

  • Patients

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Education so that every person knows how to maximise musculoskeletal health throughout his or her lifetime.

Bone health information for the lay public to increase awareness and promote bone-protective lifestyle and behaviours. Included are questions to ask to a doctor and a short osteoporosis risk survey. The pamphlet is available in English, Chinese and Spanish.

 

PDF
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,

The Hip Fracture Registry (HFR) Toolbox

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

APFFA

Improving hip fracture care for millions globally

The world-first Hip Fracture Registry (HFR) Toolbox is a practical and informative resource that extracts key findings from existing national and regional hip fracture registries, to advocate for, and support clinicians, hospital administrators, healthcare systems and governments with, establishing a national registry in their respective countries.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,

Vertebral fracture: epidemiology, impact and use of DXA vertebral fracture assessment in fracture liaison services: Position paper by the IOF Fracture Working Group

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Routine use of VFA in all patients with recent fracture visiting an FLS.

New position paper by the IOF Fracture Working Group reviews the rationale for, & implications of, use of vertebral fracture assessment (VFA).

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Capture the Fracture Slide Kit 2: About Capture the Fracture®

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

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

This is the second of a 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

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Capture the Fracture Slide Kit 1: The need for secondary fracture prevention

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

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

This is the first of a 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

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Capture the Fracture Slide Kit 3: The Best Practice Framework

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

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

This is the third of a 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

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

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