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Turkish women's knowledge of osteoporosis

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2001-04-01
Ungan, Mehmet
Tumer, M
Background. Preventive measures including patient education can reduce hip fractures related to osteoporosis. Sometimes osteoporosis can be diagnosed with fractures or with a serious health problem, and most women are probably unaware of the risk factors which can be changed by prevention. The first step in preventing osteoporosis in women should be to make them aware of the risk factors.