Orthopedic Surgeons' Training Kit (English)

Download educational slide kit as PowerPoint slides or PDF files:

The slide kit is to be used for educational purposes only and should not be altered or misrepresented in any way.

Welcome letter (PDF, 50.1 KB)

1. Challenges of fragility fracture treatment
Download as PowerPoint presentation (PPT, 3.91 MB) or PDF document (PDF, 3.76 MB)

2. Pathogenesis of fragility fractures: A biomechanical view
Download as PowerPoint presentation (PPT, 3.75 MB) or PDF document (PDF, 2.08 MB)

3. Osteoporosis and fractures: The size of the problem
Download as PowerPoint presentation (PPT, 3.58 MB) or PDF document (PDF, 1.88 MB)

4. Fragility fractures: Clinical pathways
Download as PowerPoint presentation (PPT, 3.18 MB) or as PDF document (PDF, 795.3 KB)

5. Lecture summary: Osteoporosis and fractures – an orthopaedic perspective
Download as PowerPoint presentation (PPT, 5.26 MB) or as PDF document (PDF, 2.16 MB)

Bonus material for patients and the general public (to made available in waiting rooms and offices):
1. Osteoporosis: Frequently asked questions (PDF, 49.6 KB)
2. Prevention of osteoporosis: Skeletal health across the lifespan (PDF, 40.9 KB)


The information presented is distributed by the IOF, ISFR and BJD as a sound source of information for certain aspects of osteoporosis, in particular for secondary prevention. IOF, ISFR and BJD do not make, and shall not be deemed to have made, any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, statutory or otherwise with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the materials presented in the slides, and specifically disclaim any liability or loss from, and shall not be deemed liable to any person or party for, any claim, liability, direct or indirect loss or damage, including without limitation incidental, special or consequential damages, whether arising in contract, negligence, tort or otherwise, or caused or alleged to be caused from, the use of the materials presented here. The materials presented on the slides are not intended as a substitute for qualified medical advice and/or counselling.