Fractures

Fractures

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

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English
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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.

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Fall prevention for older women: lifestyle, medical, and environmental strategies

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English
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Author: 
Kathleen C. Buckwalter
Terri A. Cutillo-Schmitter
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Bloomfield, NJ

Examines the effects of falling, reviews relevant risk factors, and discusses methods of assessing fall risk and preventing future falls.

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ISSN 10980865

Preventing fractures by preventing falls in older women

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English
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Author: 
John Campbell
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between an exercise program and the reduction of falls related injuries in women diagnosed with osteoporosis. Also discusses the direct and indirect benefits of exercise programs for older women.

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Élaboration d'un modèle de soins post-fracture intégrés en Ontario : sommaire exécutif

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Français
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Papier
Author: 
Susan Jaglal
Publisher: 
Conseil ontarien des services de santé pour les femmes
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto (Ontario)

Traduction du Sommaire exécutif du compte rendu en anglais intitulé « Development of a model for integrated post-fracture care in Ontario ». Trace la raison et la structure du rapport complète qui formule des recommandations pour un modèle de meilleure pratique basé sur des preuves pour des soins post-fracture intégrés en Ontario. Discute de façon concise des exigences minimales pour un tel modèle fondé sur les ressources locales sous 4 rubriques: services des urgences; clinique de fracture; médecine familiale; et, programmes communautaires. Décrit la mise en oeuvre pour ce modèle, traitant les hypothèses de mise en oeuvre et les facteurs majeurs, c'est à dire, l'éducation, la sensiblisation, la recherche, et l'évaluation.

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ISBN 0779454421
OSTE.J34 2003

Development of a model for integrated post-fracture care in Ontario: submitted to the Ontario Women's Health Council

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English
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Paper
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Susan Jaglal
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Ontario Women's Health Council [Government of Ontario]
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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ISBN 0779454405
OSTE.J34 2003

Planning for bone health and fracture prevention: a workbook for regional health boards

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English
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Bone Health and Fracture Prevention Committee
Publisher: 
B.C. Ministry of Health Services, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

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.

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ISBN 0772646449
OSTE.P53 2001

A provincial strategy for bone health and fracture prevention: recommendations of the Bone Health and Fracture Prevention Steeri

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English
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Bone Health and Fracture Prevention Steering Committee
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors and BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Articulates a stratedy for integrating bone health and fracture prevention research with community action and public policy. It highlights programs that address building optimal bone mass during childhood and adolescent years, preserving bone health during adulthood, and minimising the risk of falls and fractures in seniors. The document begins with an overview of research on bone health, osteoporosis and fracture prevention, then discusses the health promotion approach, and concludes with recommendations that give directions for long-term, comprehensive and focussed planning for bone health in the hopes of reducing the burden of osteoporosis and fractures on our health care system.

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ISBN 0772644942
OSTE.B66 2001
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