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Management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures

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Last updated:1st Mar 2015

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of osteoporosis and prevention of fractures. It addresses risk factors for fracture, commonly-used tools for fracture risk assessment, approaches to targeting therapy, pharmacological, and non-pharmacological treatments to reduce fracture risk in different patient groups, treatment of painful vertebral fractures and systems of care. The assessment and prevention of falls and surgical management of fractures is not included.


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