Osteoporosis Rx Poor Within 6 Months of Hip Fracture

A new study found that post-hip fracture, less than 5% of elderly patients were started on osteoporosis medication despite high risk for recurrent fracture.

 Source: Desai RJ, Hahesri M, Abdia Y, et al. Association of osteoporosis medication use after hip fracture wth prevention of subsequent nonverteral fractures as an instrumental variable analysis. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(3):e180826. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.0826 

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