Secondary Prevention Fragility Fracture

Activities 2022

  • In 2022 the SIG has focused on providing education on the secondary prevention of fragility fracture by providing a series of webinars.

Webinars

The SIG hosts regular webinars to support the secondary prevention of fragility fractures including the use of Fracture Liaison Services. Information about our webinars can be found on the Events page. 

Global Congress

  • The SIG is hosting a workshop at the Global Congress in Melbourne on October 22 - 24, 2022. Registration is available at FFN Congress

Supporting National FFNs

  • Active participation in the national FFNs across Asia-Pacific

Join our SIG

  • We seek the input and membership of any FFN members who are interested in the policy, best practice and implementation strategies of gaining better access to secondary fracture prevention services for all people across the globe.
  • Join our SIG by registering as an FFN member or directly contact Robyn Speerin at r.speerin@bigpond.com
  • Let’s continue our sharing of evidence and successes through conversations on Twitter – follow me @rehabrobyn

Care guidelines

Global

IOF Capture the Fracture care guidelines and resources

https://www.osteoporosis.foundation/capture-the-fracture

Australia

Royal Australian College for General Practitioners Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over the age of 50 years 2nd Ed. (2017)

https://www.racgp.org.au/clinical-resources/clinical-guidelines/key-racgp-guidelines/view-all-racgp-guidelines/osteoporosis

NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Model of Care for Osteoporotic Refracture Prevention 2nd Ed. (2018)

https://aci.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/musculoskeletal/osteoporotic_refracture/orp

New Zealand

New Zealand FLS Clinical Standards 2021

ONZ-FLS-Clinical-Standards-Sept-2021-1.pdf (osteoporosis.org.nz)

Guidance on the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in New Zealand

Clinical Guidance | Osteoporosis

Registries

New Zealand

New Zealand Fragility Fracture Registry

https://fragilityfracture.co.nz/

Publications of Interest

Gill, C.C., et al. (2022). Experience of a systematic approach to care and prevention of fragility fractures in New Zealand. Archives Osteoporosis, 17 (1), 108.

Mitchell, P.J., et al. (2022). Quality improvement initiatives in the care and prevention of fragility fractures in the Asia Pacifc region. Archives Osteoporosis,17, 115.

Mitchell, P.J. (2022). Fracture liaison: A crucial tool in the fight against fragility fracture.Maturitas,165, 26-32.

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