New French study shows FLS effectiveness

A study by Lille University Hospital’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) showed that running a FLS improves identification of patients with  hip fractures, long term management of fracture patients after evaluation for secondary fracture prevention, and screening for vertebral fractures using Vertebral Fracture Assessment.

Lille University Hospital is part of the Capture the Fracture programme and have used the Best Practice Framework to guide quality improvement. Almost 90% of patients are initiated on treatments after evaluation

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