Jan 1, 2018 - In this cohort study, older women at a high risk of fractures who used oral bisphosphonates for 10 to 13 years had a higher risk of fractures than women who used bisphosphonates for only two years.
American Family Physician : POEMs
Aug 15, 2013 - This practice bulletin from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) reviews diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment options for women with osteoporosis.
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Apr 1, 1999 - Health screening is an important aspect of health promotion and disease prevention in women over 65 years of age. Screening efforts should address conditions that cause significant morbidity and mortality in this age group. In addition to screening for cardiovascular disease, ...
American Family Physician : Article
Jul 15, 2007 - Approximately one in six women will have a hip fracture during her lifetime, and approximately one in 35 of all women will die of complications from hip fracture.
American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides
Jul 1, 2005 - Raloxifene (60 mg daily for three years) will prevent one vertebral fracture, including asymptomatic fractures, for every 46 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis or presence of previous vertebral fractures. Raloxifene has not been shown to prevent nonvertebral fractures. It is unclear...
American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries
Jun 1, 2005 - What are the effects of treatments to prevent fractures in postmenopausal women?
American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook