Search results for "Osteoporosis"
ACP issues new osteoporosis guidance
The new clinical guideline from the College updates its 2017 recommendations on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
3 Jan 2023
Stepping up to treat osteoporosis
This month's issue addresses osteoporosis, transient ischemic attacks, and another edition of I.M. Ready columns for early career physicians.
1 May 2023
Closing the gap on osteoporosis
A new clinical guideline from ACP focuses on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
1 May 2023
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?
22 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?
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.
1 Jan 2017
MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation during annual follow-up visit
A 33-year-old woman is evaluated during her annual follow-up visit. She has a 2-year history of left-sided ulcerative colitis. All immunizations are up to date, and depression and anxiety screening results are negative. What is the most appropriate health maintenance screening test to perform?
7 Mar 2023
Missed, delayed diagnoses of primary hyperparathyroidism linked to worse symptoms
More than half of patients with hypercalcemia didn't have their parathyroid hormone levels checked, and more than a third of those who did undergo measurement and were found to have elevated levels still did not receive a diagnosis, a retrospective cohort study found.
3 Jan 2023
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.
1 Nov 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.
20 Jun 2017