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Fracture liaison services: reducing fractures and improving care

Publication date: Saturday, 08 June 2013
Contributor(s): Mary Elliott

Fracture liaison services (FLS) systematically target high-risk patients, offering assessment and intervention to reduce fractures. Despite official guidance, less than two thirds of local health services have established an FLS. The Crawley FLS is an example of a community-based, integrated service that has helped to reduce local hip fracture rates and save NHS costs for the local health service.
Category: Editorial
Edition: WHJ-Online
Contributor(s): Mary Elliott

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