Educating nursing home staff on fracture prevention: a cluster randomised trial

Helen Cox, Suezann Puffer, Veronica Dale, Cyrus Cooper, Jean Hodson, Tahir Masud, David Oliver, Danielle Preedy, Peter Selby, Mike Stone, Anne Sutcliffe, David Torgerson

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To assess whether specialist osteoporosis nurses delivering training to care home staff can reduce fractures and improve the prescription of treatments to reduce fractures versus usual care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-72
Number of pages6
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Accident Prevention
  • Accidental Falls
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Education, Nursing
  • Female
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Humans
  • Intervention Studies
  • Male
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nursing Staff
  • Professional Competence
  • Reference Values
  • Residential Facilities
  • Risk Factors
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

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