Australia lags in fracture prevention

Australia is investing far too little in preventing osteoporotic fracture recurrence and it is hurting health budget bottom lines, says a WA rheumatologist.

Clinical Professor Charles Inderjeeth, director of clinical training and research at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, says fracture liaison services are the way forward, but they remain out of reach for the vast majority of at-risk patients.

“There are

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