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The implementation of evidence-based practice in osteoporosis treatment and prevention: development of a medication assessment tool

Past, E.M. and Johnson, Julienne and Towle, Ian and Hoffmann, O. and Hudson, S.A. (2009) The implementation of evidence-based practice in osteoporosis treatment and prevention: development of a medication assessment tool. Pharmacy World and Science, 31 (2). p. 309. ISSN 0928-1231

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Abstract

Osteoporosis is a chronic and progressive disease that can result in severe morbidity and mortality once falls and fractures occur. The objective was to develop a medication assessment tool (MAT) for use in the evaluation of implementation of evidencebased practice in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis.