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

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Fight the fracture

  • Patients

Fight the Fracture Asia

Be proactive about assessing your risk of fractures

Fight the Fracture, a public education campaign, aims to empower patients who have suffered a fragility fracture and their caregivers to proactively seek medical professional help in secondary care prevention ‒ the prevention of a subsequent fracture. Website includes a simple osteoporosis risk test and information about bone health targeted to consumers.

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,

Osteoporosis & COVID-19

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Continue to keep patients safe, treated and fracture free

The global Covid-19 pandemic has greatly affected the prevention and care of chronic diseases such as osteoporosis. IOF has developed various educational resources and information to assist healthcare professionals, patient societies, and patients in adapting to the challenges related to assessment, treatment and lifestyle prevention for osteoporosis.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Royal Osteoporosis Society COVID-19 Hub

  • Healthcare professionals

Royal Osteoporosis Society, UK

Supporting healthcare professionals to safely and effectively manage osteoporosis patients through the COVID-19 pandemic, and out the other side.

Hub of resources to help HCPs navigate through the pandemic.

 

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Closing the Care Gap Between Orthopaedic Surgeons and Physicians in Secondary Fracture Prevention: Call to Action

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

A new joint initiative by the International Osteoporosis Foundation and Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association calls on orthopaedic surgeons to strengthen collaboration with physicians to improve secondary fracture prevention and patient outcomes.

The new publication features key messages related to fracture management, post-fracture rehabilitation, fracture healing and national fracture registries. Most importantly, it highlights 10 urgent actions which should be taken by the medical community, and orthopaedic surgeons in particular. It underscores the leading role that orthopaedic surgeons can play in the development and implementation of Fracture Liaison Services or Orthogeriatric Services in their hospitals and clinics.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,

Step safely: strategies for preventing and managing falls across the life-course.

  • Healthcare professionals

World Health Organization

For healthcare professionals working with vulnerable older adults at increased fracture risk due to osteoporosis, falls prevention assessment and decreasing falls risk is of paramount importance.

The Step Safely technical package provides concrete recommendations for evidence-based strategies to prevent and manage falls for children and adolescents, workers, and older people. Importantly, it includes recommendations for older people in three settings (home, residential care facilities, hospitals).

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) 2021 Annual Report

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

The 2021 report provides the largest and most detailed report on hip fracture care in Australia and New Zealand. The 2021 report includes 14,816 records from 86 hospitals.

The Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) is one of an increasing number of hip fracture registries globally, set up with the intention of using data to drive a quality improvement agenda. With data on over 65,000 hip fractures collected over the past 6 years, it continues to be a key source of information on how care is provided and the outcomes of care following a hip fracture.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Bone and Joint Health Video library

  • Healthcare professionals

US Bone and Joint Initiative

Disseminating evidence-based medical information.

Collection of educational videos on bone and joint health.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Radiological guidance for the recognition and reporting of osteoporotic vertebral fragility fractures (VFFs)

  • Healthcare professionals

Royal College of Radiologists

Vertebral fragility fractures (VFF) are common and are frequently present on imaging, but are rarely reported.

This dedicated guidance is designed to facilitate radiological recognition and actionable reporting of VFFs. The recommendations are applicable to all individuals who report imaging that may incorporate the spine, including radiologists reporting on- and offsite (including teleradiology) and reporting radiographers. This guidance has been endorsed by the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists, the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ENG,

FFN Clinical Toolkit

  • Healthcare professionals

Fragility Fracture Network

A Global Call to Action to improve the care of people with fragility fractures.

The purpose of this Clinical Toolkit is to support implementation of the three clinical pillars of the global Call to Action.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • JPN,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • JPN,
  • SPA,

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