Osteoporosis and its management

N W Liggett, D M Reid

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Abstract

Osteoporosis is a common systemic disease leading to premature fractures, This article reviews the state of the art of assessing the risk of future osteoporotic fracture and summarizes the Prevention and treatment of the condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)238-242
Number of pages5
JournalHospital Medicine
Volume60
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • BONE-MINERAL DENSITY
  • POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS
  • FRACTURES
  • WOMEN
  • CALCIUM
  • SUPPLEMENTATION
  • ALENDRONATE
  • TRIAL
  • MASS

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