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Osteoporosis

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on osteoporosis and related issues, including calcium supplementation, fracture prevention, hip fracture, radiologic bone assessment, and vitamin D deficiency. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

07/01/2016 Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures new
08/15/2015 Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis
09/01/2010 Osteoporosis in Men Patient Education
10/15/2009 Recognition and Management of Vitamin D Deficiency

Screening and Diagnosis

05/15/2011 Screening for Osteoporosis [Putting Prevention into Practice]
05/15/2011 Screening for Osteoporosis: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
10/01/2008 ACP Guidelines on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men [Practice Guidelines]
07/15/2007 Predicting Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Treatment

06/01/2014 Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures in Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice]
06/01/2014 Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures in Adults [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
11/15/2013 Risks of Bisphosphonate Use [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
08/15/2013 ACOG Releases Practice Bulletin on Osteoporosis [Practice Guidelines]
02/15/2012 Denosumab (Prolia) for Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis [STEPS]
06/01/2011 IOM Releases Report on Dietary Refernce Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D [Practice Guidelines]
02/15/2010 Combination Therapy for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
05/01/2009 ACP Releases Guideline on Treatment of Low Bone Mineral Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures [Practice Guidelines]
05/15/2008 Fracture Prevention in Postmenopausal Women [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
09/01/2008 Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Postmenopause [Cochrane for Clinicians]
08/15/2008 Zoledronic Acid (Reclast) for Osteoporosis [STEPS]
01/15/2006 Ibandronate (Boniva) for Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women [STEPS]
07/01/2005 Raloxifene for Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
04/15/2004 Teriparatide (Forteo) for Osteoporosis [STEPS]

Complications and Special Situations

06/15/2014 Hip Fracture: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Secondary Prevention
01/01/2007 Hip Fracture [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Editorials and Letters

06/15/2012 Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in Patients with Osteoporosis [Editorials]
10/01/2010 Bone Density Testing to Monitor Osteoporosis Therapy in Clinical Practice [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
10/01/2010 Monitoring Osteoporosis Treatment: DXA Should Not Be Routinely Repeated [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
02/01/2009 Osteoporosis Screening: Mixed Messages in Primary Care [Editorials]

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

01/01/2009 New Year, New Medicare Preventive Coverage
01/01/2006 Group Visits for Chronic Illness Care: Models, Benefits and Challenges

Patient Education, Self-Care

06/15/2014 What You Should Know About Hip Fractures Patient Education
09/01/2010 Osteoporosis in Men Patient Education
02/01/2009 Osteoporosis Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Osteoporosis

Other AFP Content

Tips from Other Journal

09/01/2007 Pharmacologic Treatment of Osteopenia Not Usually Indicated

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