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Management of osteoporosis

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Ali S M Jawad MSc, FRCP, Malvika Gulati MRCP (UK)
Foundation Years Journal, volume 9, issue 10, p.32 (123Doc Education, London, November 2015)


Osteoporosis is a common disorder with high morbidity and mortality. It is clinically silent until the first fracture. Treatment is often started late and then inadequately reviewed. Foundation doctors will find this article helpful when managing elderly patients presenting with fractures and falls and when making decisions about primary prevention in General Practice.

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Ali S M Jawad MSc, FRCP

Rheumatology Consultant
The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust)
E1 4DG

Malvika Gulati MRCP (UK) (Corresponding author)

Rheumatology Registrar
The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust)
E1 4DG


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