Meeting international standards of secondary fracture prevention: a survey on Fracture Liaison Services in the Netherlands

Osteoporos Int. 2015 Sep;26(9):2257-63. doi: 10.1007/s00198-015-3117-y. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

The available data also showed that patients attending the FLSs were evaluated, treated and followed in high compliancy with the IOF standards. Some standards are open to different interpretations and may need further specification. The major shortcoming in FLS practice was that patients invited to attend the FLSs showed a low response rate. None of the hospitals achieved the IOF standard patient response rate of over 90 %.

Autor: van den Berg P, Schweitzer DH, van Haard PM, van den Bergh JP, Geusens PP.
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