Capture the Fracture

The Asia Pacific Bone Academy meeting which took place in Tokyo, Japan from August 3 to 4, 2019, was attended by approximately 300 osteoporosis experts from the region, including orthopaedic surgeons, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, geriatricians and gynaecologists. Among the key topics discussed during the meeting were strategies to improve the identification and management of patients at... Read more
On May 22, 2019 an educational workshop on the organization of the Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) was held in Moscow. The event, which encouraged interactive discussion, was organized with the aim of teaching doctors and health care organizers the basic principles and approaches to the implementation of these services. Read more
Congratulations to Niigata Rehabilitation Hospital's FLS for achieving a gold! This hospital joined Capture the Fracture in May 2016 for the first time, and was awarded a silver for its services to prevent secondary fractures. Read more
More than 60 representatives from the 13 health regions of the state of Jalisco gathered on April 27th to participate in the FLS workshop in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. Representatives from existing FLS met with each other on this occasion to share best practices and improve their FLS services and patient experience.The content of the workshop covered topics such as patient monitoring,... Read more
Ver en español The following Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) from Latin America have been recognized on the Capture the Fracture® Global Map of Best Practice for their achievements.  Congratulations! Read more
Las siguientes FLS de América Latina han sido reconocidas en el Mapa Global de Mejores Prácticas de la iniciativa Capture The Fracture por sus logros en la prevención secundaria de fracturas ¡Felicitaciones! Read more
Nutrition plays an important role in bone health, both for preventing a fracture, or healing of bone after a fracture. Appropriate administration of nutrients such as Calcium, Vitamin D, or macronutrients such as proteins, are crucial to reducing fracture risk. Inadequate intake of nutrients adversely affects bone healing and raises the risk of a secondary fracture. Therefore, a well-planned... Read more
At the Capture the Fracture (CTF) FLS Workshop invited participants, comprising healthcare professionals with a keen interest in Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), heard targeted information from expert speakers. Read more
The FLS team at the Hôpital Jean-Talon is led by Dr. Julio Fernandes (lead clinician) and Josee Delisle (nurse coordinator) who work together to identify more than 560 fragility fracture patients per year. Read more
Fifty-three FLS were added this year alone (and 54 total in 2017) on the Capture the Fracture Map of Best Practice. This underlines that the pace of FLS implementation is increasing dramatically worldwide. It is also wonderful to see that one in three applications are currently from the Asia Pacific region, where we now have 57 FLS. Read more


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