A Practical Approach to Osteoporosis Management in the Geriatric Population

Dan Liberman, Angela Cheung

Abstract


Osteoporosis is a medical condition that is seen commonly in elderly patients, and it is associated with a large burden of morbidity and mortality. This article provides a practical approach to the workup and management of osteoporosis in patients 65 years or older.

Keywords


osteoporosis; fracture; bisphosphonate; vitamin D; CAROC

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5770/cgj.18.129

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ISSN: 1925-8348 (Online)