Fragile Bones - Minimal Trauma Fractures in the Older Person
Did you know that 1 in 5 post-menopausal women who sustain a vertebral fracture will suffer another within 1 year? Unfortunately, this is not the only alarming statistic regarding osteoporotic fractures. Fortunately, however, Kate Bell has some answers to how we can reduce the high rates of recurrence in individuals with OP. Learn what they are in this lecture...
Kate has worked in a major tertiary hospital in Queensland since 2007. Her work has centred on general orthopaedic nursing including trauma, aged care and making the link between low trauma fracture and osteoporosis. Kate's qualifications include a Masters of Nurse Practitioner Studies (special interest in Osteoporosis) and Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Ageing and Dementia Studies). Kate is passionate about sharing information and improving the identification and treatment of osteoporosis in ageing adults.