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MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up of osteoporosis

A 70-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up of osteoporosis, diagnosed 5 years ago. What is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/22/3.htm
22 Nov 2022

No easy ‘off switch’ for low back pain

There's no easy way to cure low back pain, but recommending a mix of therapies along with a dose of reassurance can often provide patients a measure of relief.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/no-easy-off-switch-for-low-back-pain.htm
1 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for osteoporosis

A 78-year-old woman is evaluated for osteoporosis. She was diagnosed 5 years ago following a fragility fracture in the left hip. Following medical treatment and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/04/19/3.htm
19 Apr 2022

Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis

Recent studies indicate that late-life bone resiliency has been eroding, and newly released guidelines suggest diagnostic and treatment strategies to counteract that slide among women.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/01/osteoporosis-care.htm
1 Jan 2017

Guideline recommends pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high fracture risk

Bisphosphonates are recommended for initial treatment, although ibandronate is not recommended for reducing nonvertebral or hip fracture risk, the clinical practice guideline from the Endocrine Society stated.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/04/02/4.htm
2 Apr 2019

Vigilance needed to combat osteoporosis

This issue covers such topics as osteoporosis, nutrition, vertigo, and opioids and medical education.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/01/editors-note.htm
1 Jan 2017

Osteoporosis associated with significant five-year risk of hip fracture in women 80 years and older

Women with osteoporosis had similar mortality risk, but much higher rates of hip fracture, compared to those without osteoporosis but with other risk factors for fracture.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/25/4.htm
25 Jun 2019

Osteoporosis screening, treatment uncommon after stroke

Among 16,581 patients, 5.1% underwent poststroke bone mineral density testing and 15.5% received fracture prevention treatment within one year.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/04/30/4.htm
30 Apr 2019

Get hip to hip pain assessment

HIPROT becomes an easy acronym to remember when evaluating hip pain, one expert said at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/get-hip-to-hip-pain-assessment.htm
1 Jul 2022

ACR guideline recommends customized approach for prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

Recommendations include treating only with calcium and vitamin D in adults at low fracture risk, and adding an additional osteoporosis medication (oral bisphosphonate preferred) in adults at moderate to high fracture risk.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/06/20/2.htm
20 Jun 2017

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