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Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis

Revision Date: July 2017
Ninth Edition

Guideline Summary

This guideline is targeted toward identification and treatment of adult patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis. This includes a detailed discussion of risk factors for bone loss and primary prevention with all patients presenting for routine health visits. It also addresses the diagnostic work-up for osteopenia and osteoporosis as well as the pharmacologic options for treatment.


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