BONE MATTERS: FRACTURE RISK ASSESSMENT: FROM BASICS TO BAFFLIN

BONE MATTERS: FRACTURE RISK ASSESSMENT: FROM BASICS TO BAFFLIN

Original Air Date : June 5, 2019

Original Air Date : June 5, 2019

In this presentation Dr. Leslie covers:

  • What is fracture risk assessment?
  • How has the focus on fracture risk assessment improved patient care?
  • What are the consequences of fracture?
  • What is the care gap?
  • Who requires medication?

PRESENTERS

Dr. Bill Leslie

Dr. Bill Leslie

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Dr. Bill Leslie is Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Manitoba with over 350 peer-reviewed publications. His research interests are in fracture risk assessment, osteoporosis testing and other nuclear diagnostic techniques. Bill is chair of the “2020 Clinical Practice Guidelines in Osteoporosis” which are currently in development and is also the Director of the Manitoba Bone Density Program, and Co-Director of the Winnipeg PET Imaging Centre.

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