ARE WE TREATING OSTEOPOROTIC FRACTURE OF THE HIP ADEQUATELY?

Huda Al-Harthi, Mpharm, Msc,Khoula Hospital, Oman

 

 

Objectives:

 

  • Highlight on the burden of osteoporosis in the healthcare system
  • Illustrate the study findings:
  • Whether all osteoporotic hip fractures do actually get a DEXA scan
  • Whether they do get anti-osteoporotic medications after the fractures
  • Rate of secondary fragile fracture
  • Explore the role of pharmacist in preventing and treating osteoporosis and the initiatives carried by pharmacy department in Khoula Hospital in this regard