Rethinking osteoporosis: Balancing risk and benefit in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Bisphosphonates; Bone mineral density; Fracture risk; Non-estrogen; Osteoporosis
The standard of care for osteoporosis is changing amid questions about the long-term safety and efficacy of current drugs for preventing and treating osteoporosis. This article provides a guide for evidence-based treatment, but not overtreatment, as well as the selection and duration of available drug therapies. Copyright © 2013 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Smith, A., Shaw, B., Laliberte, D., Langston, J., & Bushardt, R. (2013). Rethinking osteoporosis: Balancing risk and benefit in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 26 (8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000432496.47021.62