IOF Regional 7th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Conference Sydney, Australia 2018–Posters Abstracts
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FRACTURE RISK IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS DEPEND ON EACH SPECIFIC DISEASE AREA IN ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL
T. Takao1,2, K. Misaki2, M. Mitsuhiro3, H. Takahiro1,2, Y. Harumoto3, Y. Shigeki2, S. Atsushi4
1School of Pharmacy, Kinjo Gakuin University, 2Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Fujita Health University, 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fujita Health University, 4Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan
Objective:The purpose of OLS (Osteoporosis Liaison service) in Japan is both primary and secondary preventions of fragility fractures. Nowadays, many Japanese hospitals including acute care hospitals have started OLS to reduce osteoporotic fractures. When the patients are admitted to the hospital for their first fragility fracture, it is easy to start OLS for secondary prevention. On the other hand, with patients admitted to the hospital with other reasons, we need some effort to find high risk patients of fragility fractures. FRAX® is well...