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Regional Audits and Surveys



A population-based analysis of the post-fracture care gap 1996-2008: the situation is not improving. Leslie WD, Giangregorio LM, Yogendran M, Azimaee M, Morin S, Metge C, Caetano P, Lix LM. Osteoporos Int. 2012 May;23(5):1623-1629. PubMed ID 21476038


Postfracture care for older women: gaps between optimal care and actual care. Metge CJ, Leslie WD, Manness LJ, Yogendran M, Yuen CK, Kvern B; Maximizing Osteoporosis Management in Manitoba Steering Committee. Can Fam Physician. Sep 2008;54(9):1270-1276. PubMed ID 18791104


Investigation and treatment of osteoporosis in patients with fragility fractures. Hajcsar EE, Hawker G, Bogoch ER. CMAJ. Oct 3 2000;163(7):819-822. PubMed ID 11033708


The care gap in diagnosis and treatment of women with a fragility fracture. Bessette L, Ste-Marie LG, Jean S, Davison KS, Beaulieu M, Baranci M, Bessant J, Brown JP. Osteoporos Int. Jan 2008;19(1):79-86. PubMed ID 17641811

United Kingdom


Up and about or falling short? A report of the findings of a mapping of services for falls prevention and management and fracture prevention in older people in Scotland. The National Falls Programme in association with WorksOut. March 2012.


All Wales Audit of Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures 2009. All Wales Osteoporosis Advisory Group. 2009.

Northern Ireland

The Prevention and Management of Fragility Fractures in Northern Ireland. Report of the fragility fracture working group. June 2009.

United States of America


Underuse of osteoporosis medications in elderly patients with fractures. Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Katz JN, Mogun H, Avorn J. Am J Med. Oct 1 2003;115(5):398-400. PubMed ID 14553876

HMOs in 6 States

Low frequency of treatment of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women following a fracture. Andrade SE, Majumdar SR, Chan KA, Buist DS, Go AS, Goodman M, Smith DH, Platt R, Gurwitz JH. Arch Intern Med. Sep 22 2003;163(17):2052-2057. PubMed ID 14504118