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Vertebral fracture vigilance needed

The International Osteoporosis Foundation is calling on Health Professionals to be on the lookout for signs of vertebral fracture in patients aged >50 years.

The IOF report, the Breaking Spine, shows vetebral fractures are under-diagnosed world-wide, with nearly 30% being missed in Australia.

www.iofbonehealth.org/breaking-spine-report-2010 

 

Content updated 8 November 2010

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