Osteoporosis prevention and management: an evidence-based review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Evidence-based guidelines that have been prepared by many professional organizations aimed at assisting the clinician in the initial evaluation of postmenopausal women who should be considered for bone mineral density evaluation by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry; history, physical examination, and laboratory testing in those women being considered for pharmacologic intervention; and monitoring and management of women for whom therapy is prescribed are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kleerekoper, M; Gold, DT

Published Date

  • September 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 556 - 563

PubMed ID

  • 18677150

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-5520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181809ae0


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States