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The gaps between patient and physician understanding of the emotional and physical impact of osteoporosis

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A multinational survey was conducted to evaluate the gaps between patients and physicians understanding of osteoporosis. The International Osteoporosis Foundation recommends the creation of community-wide patient support programmes to increase prevention and treatment awareness of osteoporosis. Introduction: Osteoporosis is often undiagnosed and untreated, leaving millions of people at risk of debilitating fractures. A survey was designed to investigate any gaps that may exist between physici...

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10.1007/s11657-010-0049-1

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Brandi, ML More by this author
Dreinhöfer, K More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Archives of Osteoporosis
Volume:
5
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
145-153
Publication date:
2010-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1862-3514
ISSN:
1862-3522
URN:
uuid:063ddc5d-7317-42bc-881d-cc940f135621
Source identifiers:
118167
Local pid:
pubs:118167

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