BoneBlast July 2014

IOF BoneBlast • July 2014

Capture the Fracture: Best Practice Framework downloadable guide

The Best Practice Framework (BPF) is now available in a handy brochure format. The 13 internationally recognized and endorsed standards of care for secondary fracture prevention set international benchmarks for Fracture Liaison Services (FLS). The BPF helps in the implementation of a FLS and shows how to improve an existing service.

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Real Men Build Their Strength from Within

We’re kicking off the new World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) campaign dedicated to osteoporosis in men. Visit the WOD website to download the campaign toolkit, posters, brochure and other resources.

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Apply to hold a workshop at the WCO 2015 congress

ESCEO and IOF welcome applications to organize one-hour workshops at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Milan, March 2015. Any IOF-ESCEO member may apply using the special application form.

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DO-HEALTH on track to reach recruitment target

This important European healthy-ageing trial has reached 81% of its recruitment target. Study centres are still seeking ‘fallers’ before the recruitment target deadline in August. Can you help?

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Last call for abstracts at Taipei meeting

It’s not too late to submit your latest research to the IOF Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting - before July 4. IOF Young Investigator Awards for top 5 abstracts by researchers aged 40 years and under.

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New exercise recommendations for osteoporosis patients

New exercise recommendations (Too Fit to Fracture) launched by Osteoporosis Canada provide helpful guidance for physiotherapists and physical therapists - not just in Canada, but around the world.

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IOF experts with exceptional impact in the bone field

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers listing ranks Professors Cyrus Cooper, John Kanis and Bess Dawson-Hughes among the top 1% most highly cited investigators.

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Member Spotlight

7th PAOS Congress to attract international delegates

Co-organized with LOPS and EOS, this key event in the Middle East will take place in Dubai from September 24-26, 2014.

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