Health Care Professionals

We look to the best experts to inform our care guidelines for patients and care providers. Our Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) is made up of experts in Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism. Comprised of clinicians, researchers and educators, the SAC advises Osteoporosis Canada’s board and staff on scientific and medical issues.

Health Care Professionals

We look to the best experts to inform our care guidelines for patients and care providers. Our Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) is made up of experts in Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism. Comprised of clinicians, researchers and educators, the SAC advises Osteoporosis Canada’s board and staff on scientific and medical issues.

2015 Quick Reference Guide Recommendations for Fracture Prevention Long-Term Care

 

2015 Recommendations Presentation
Instructive video presentation guiding providers through the 2015 recommendations.

 

2015 Order Set Tool For Long-Term Care Fracture Prevention

This 1 page LTC Fracture Prevention Order Set Tool is to be used for all new residents on admission.

2015 Order Set Tool For Long-Term Care Fracture Prevention

 

Applying the 2010 Osteoporosis Canada Guidelines

A teaching slide kit developed by doctors using the evidence based 2010 Osteoporosis Canada Guidelines.

 

Osteoporosis Slide Kit

 

Osteoporosis: A Practical Clinical Approach

A web-based program developed to provide a central access point to recommended tools and education.

Osteoporosis: A Practical Clinical Approach

 

2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada: Summary 

Access the CMAJ publication.

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2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada: Background and Technical Report

Access the Technical Report

2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines Technical Report

 

Guidelines – Quick Reference Guide

A quick-reference summary of the most important recommendations from the 2010 Guidelines.

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CAROC

Canadian Association of Radiologists and Osteoporosis Canada Rick Assessment tool.

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Fracture Risk Assessment Tool – Mobile App

This app conveniently provides healthcare professionals with a calculator to determine fracture risk.

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FRAX – Canada

On-line fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX).

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Vitamin D in Adult Health and Disease

A review and guideline statement from Osteoporosis Canada.

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Patient Order Set

Family Physician information Form

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Osteoporosis Long-Term Care Video Resources

Video clips highlighting recommendations by healthcare professionals working in long-term care.

Osteoporosis Long-Term Care Video Resources

 

2015 Podcast – Recommendations for Fracture Prevention in Long-Term Care

Access the CMAJ Podcast

2015 Podcast - Recommendations for Fracture Prevention in Long-Term Care

 

2015 Osteoporosis Canada Recommendations for Fracture Prevention in Long-Term Care

Access the CMAJ Publication

2015 Osteoporosis Canada Recommendations for Fracture Prevention in Long-Term Care

 

Bisphosphonates for Treatment of Osteoporosis

Expected benefits, potential harms, and drug holidays. Access the publication.

Bisphosphonates for treatment of osteoporosis

 

Appendix 1: Background materials for 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada

Appendix 1 to the 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines

 

 

Guidelines Executive Summary

A 2-page summary of the 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines

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Guidelines Slide Set

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Case Studies

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Osteoporosis Update

Periodical to provide current, reliable information for general practitioners and other health professionals.

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Canadian Pharmacists Journal: Osteoporosis in Primary Care

Volume 144, Issues sp1 (May 2011)

Canadian Pharmacists Journal: Osteoporosis in Primary Care

 

Optimal Oral Health

Recommendations for optimal oral health in patients who take bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis.

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ONJ International Guidelines

International Guidelines on the diagnosis, prevention and management of ONJ in osteoporosis and oncology patients.

International Guidelines on the diagnosis, prevention and management of ONJ in osteoporosis and oncology patients.

 

Patient Order Set

Osteoporosis and Fragility Fracture Management Order Set

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