UK Guideline For The Prevention And Treatment Of Osteoporosis


Archives of Osteoporosis Volume

Date Published

19 April 2017


J. Compston1, A. Cooper2, C. Cooper3,  N. Gittoes 4,  C. Gregson5,  N. Harvey3, S. Hope6, J. A. Kanis7, E. V. McCloskey8, K. E. S. Poole1,  D. M. Reid9,  P. Selby10, F. Thompson11, A. Thurston11 & N. Vine 1 


This UK Guideline paper presents a major update, the scope of which is to review the assessment and management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures in postmenopausal women and men age 50 years or over.

Review of the evidence and recommendations are provided for the diagnosis of osteoporosis, fracture-risk assessment, lifestyle measures and pharmacological interventions, duration and monitoring of bisphosphonate therapy, glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, osteoporosis in men, post fracture care and intervention thresholds.

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