Osteoporosis screening

Osteoporosis screening

Bone density tests: when you need them and when you don’t

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Choosing Wisely
Publication Date: 
2012

A factsheet about when it is useful to have a bone density test and when it is not appropriate – and possibly harmful – to have these tests done.

Available From: 
Order Information: 
Available online.

What evidence is there for the prevention and screening of osteoporosis?

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Olof Johnell
Peter Hertzman
Publisher: 
Health Evidence Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Presents a review of evidence to determine the effectiveness of the prevention and screening of osteoporosis.

Available From: 
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The ABC's of fracture prevention: a toolkit for family physicians

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Susan Jaglal
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes evidence-based practice guidelines developed to assess the possibility of osteoporosis after a low-trauma fracture in women over the age of 40.

Available From: 

A framework and strategy for the prevention and management of osteoporosis: report of the Strategic Action Working Group on Oste

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Laurie Bernick
Angela Cheung
Terumi Izukawa
Barbara Liu
Alexandra Papaioannou
Peter Tugwell
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Demonstrates the impacts of osteoporosis on individuals and the health care system. Argues that effective management requires an integrated system of care.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
OSTE.S77 2000
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Is osteoporosis a menopausal disease?

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Julie Ouellet
Publisher: 
DES Action Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Discusses the confusion about osteoporosis as a disease, the validity of bone density testing as a diagnostic tool, the links between menopause and osteoporosis, and the relationship between normal bone aging and osteoporosis.

Available From: 
Syndicate content