AANP: Management of Osteoporosis: A Review of the 2008 National Osteoporosis Foundation Guidelines


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Osteoporosis is a major public health concern, and the most common bone disease. It is estimated that one in two Caucasian women and one in five men will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture at some time in their life.2 Nurse Practitioners are often at the frontline in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis. Fifty-five percent of all AANP members regularly (at least weekly) treat patients with osteoporosis.

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