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Knowledge change regarding osteoporosis prevention: translating recommended guidelines into user-friendly messages within a community forum.

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posted on 2024-06-04, 00:21 authored by Sarah HoskingSarah Hosking, A Dobbins, Julie PascoJulie Pasco, SL Brennan
Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterised by low bone mineral density and increased fracture risk. Nationally the total costs of this chronic disease are currently estimated at $2.754 billion annually. Effective public health messages providing clear recommendations are vital in supporting prevention efforts. This research aimed to investigate knowledge change associated with the translation of preventive guidelines into accessible messages for the community.

History

Journal

BMC Res Notes

Volume

8

Pagination

985-985

Location

England

Open access

  • Yes

eISSN

1756-0500

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article, C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2015, BioMed Central

Issue

1

Publisher

BioMed Central