New practice guideline for osteoporosis

Elliott, William T.
November 2008
Travel Medicine Advisor;Nov2008 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article reports on the Clinical Practice Guideline issued by the American College of Physicians in November 2008 concerning the pharmacologic treatment of patients with low bone density or osteoporosis. It references a study published in a 2008 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine." As stated, the expert committee suggests that clinicians provide pharmacologic treatment to men and women who have known osteoporosis. Cited also are the different treatment modalities reviewed by the expert committee.


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