What are fragility fractures?
A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on screening to prevent fragility fractures recommends “risk assessment-first” screening for women 65 and older.
Should you be screened to help reduce the risk of fragility fractures?
Find out more here.
Use the Fragility Fracture Decision Aid for shared decision-making to calculate your risk.
Who is the guideline for?
“This new information will surely help family physicians and patients have meaningful discussions and forego unnecessary tests. Why do a test if your risk is low and you’re not interested in taking preventive medication?”
– Marie-France, a patient in her 50s living in Quebec who has had many BMD tests
Learn more about screening here.
What is screening?
Depression During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
Asymptomatic Thyroid Dysfunction
Task Force History
Guideline Development Process