Development and validation of a population-based prediction scale for osteoporotic fracture in the region of Valencia, Spain: the ESOSVAL-R study
- NOT FOR WOMEN ONLY. Raisch, Molly // Prevention;Jun2012, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p40
The article reports that men also get osteoporosis but unlike women, bone loss is more gradual and the outlook for men after a fracture is reportedly worse than it is for women.
- Osteoporosis facts. // Geriatrics;Jul2000, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p23
Presents information on osteoporosis. Fractures resulting from osteoporosis; Exercises patients can perform to strengthen their bones and muscles.
- THE BONE SCANDAL. Krucoff, Carol // Prevention;Jun2002, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p118
Contends that there is a the widespread failure of U.S. physicians to diagnose and treat osteoporosis after a fracture, despite availability of diagnostic tests and drugs to help prevent bone deterioration.
- Building better Bones. Richards, Linda // Arthritis Today;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p45
Discusses the measures to prevent osteoporosis. How to decrease the risk of associated bone fractures; Drugs to minimize the risk for fractures; Limitations of some osteoporosis therapies. INSETS: Can Milk Help--or Not?;Risk Factors for Osteoporosis;Coming Soon: Another Option.
- Calcium supplement and osteoporosis medication use in women and men with recent fractures. Pro-Risquez, Alejandra; Harris, Susan S.; Song, Lingyi; Rudicel, Sally; Barnewolt, Brien; Dawson-Hughes, Bess // Osteoporosis International;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p689
Patients with low-trauma fractures are at risk of future fractures and so should be evaluated and treated for osteoporosis. This study was conducted to assess and compare bone medication use and calcium and vitamin D intake at the time of and after an acute fracture. One hundred and six...
- Incidence of osteoporosis in men. // American Family Physician;6/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p2852
Discusses the occurrence of osteoporosis and hip fracture among men published in the `Australian Family Physician,' dated February, 1997. Preventive measures of fractures; Related diseases; Treatment of diseases.
- The burden of osteoporosis in Latin America. Morales-Torres, Jorge; Gutiérrez-Ureña, Sergio // Osteoporosis International;Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p625
Osteoporosis causes considerable morbidity, mortality and resource utilization in industrialized nations. Its burden is relatively well known in United States and Canada, but poorly studied in the rest of America. This study aimed to discover the burden of osteoporosis in Latin America through a...
- Assessment of Inpatient Fragility Fracture Education and Outpatient Follow-Up at an Urban Tertiary Care Institution. Richard Yoon; William Macaulay; Gail Torres; Kate Nellans; Ethel Siris; Louis Bigliani; Carolyn Becker // Endocrine Practice;Jan2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p58
Objective: To assess the impact of inpatient fragility fracture education on follow-up care at an urban tertiary care center with a multidisciplinary inpatient education and follow-up initiative.Methods: Participants included 139 patients with lowenergy fragility fractures who were identified,...
- The risk and burden of vertebral fractures in Sweden. Kanis, J. A.; Johnell, O.; Oden, A.; Borgstrom, F.; Zethraeus, N.; De Laet, C.; Jonsson, B. // Osteoporosis International;Jan2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p20
The aim of this study was to determine the risk and burden of vertebral fractures judged as those coming to clinical attention and as morphometric fractures. Incidence and utility loss were computed from data from Malmo, Sweden. Clinical fractures accounted for 23% of all vertebral deformities...