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Planning for bone health and fracture prevention: a workbook for regional health boards  
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/0313bonehealth.pdf
Provides a companion document to "A Provincial Strategy for Bone Health and Fracture Prevention: Recommendations of the Bone Health and Fracture Prevention Steering Committee" (January 2001). Presents a workbook designed to help guide regions and communities through the process of mapping their own bone health initiatives. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Raloxifene for primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women: a systematic review of effica  
http://www.ccohta.ca/publications/pdf/117_raloxifene_tr_e.pdf
Evaluates the safety and efficacy of raloxifene compared with placebo and other drugs approved in Canada for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Trans people and osteoporosis  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/consumer/medical-osteoporosis.pdf
Looks at osteoporosis risk within the transgendered population, and provides guidelines for screening and prevention. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Preventing and managing osteoporosis
Provides an overview of osteoporosis proceess, discussing its epidemiology, and strategies for prevention and treatment, as well as the clinical implications of osteoporosis across disciplines.
Published: 2000
Development of a model for integrated post-fracture care in Ontario: submitted to the Ontario Women's Health Council
Presents an extension of previous work reported by Ontario Women's Health Council in their report "A framework and strategy for the prevention and management of osteoporosis (2000)". Offers recommendations for an evidence-based best-practice model for integrated post-fracture care in Ontario. osteoporosis. Provides information on: peer-reviewed literature pertaining to post-fracture care; scope of post-fracture care in Ontario; current models of care in Ontario viz. human and organizational factors influencing care patients receive; and, best-practice initiatives in post-fracture. Offers recommendations, based on literature review and qualitative and quantitative research, for a best-practice model for integrated post-fracture care in Ontario, reflecting complexity of situations with acute management and the role of in-hospital services, and issues of follow-up with primary care health professionals and community-based organizations and services. Aims of the model are: to increase appropriate investigation and treatment of osteoporosis in people who have experienced a fragility fracture; and, to prevent future fractures in such cases.
Published: 2003
Better bones, better body: beyond estrogen and calcium: a comprehensive self-help program for preventing, halting, and overcomin
Provides a personal osteoporosis risk assessment questionnaire and a step-by-step program for strengthening bones and improving overall health.
Published: 2000
Red clover: Trifolium pratense  
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/redclover/
Provides basic information about the herb red clover, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Monograph series on aging-related diseases: osteoporosis  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/publicat/cdic-mcc/16-1/a_e.html
Discusses the causes, prevalence, and dangers of osteoporosis, particularly for women and seniors. Covers physiological risk factors, such as age and sex, as well as behavioural risk factors, such as diet and alcohol use. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1995
The myth of osteoporosis  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39499
Argues that osteoporosis is not as widespread a disease as reported, and that most of what you could do to prevent osteoporosis later in life has nothing to do with getting a test or taking a drug. (See Details)
Published: 2005
As time goes on (Inuinnaqtun)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_n.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis, in Inuinnaqtun. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002