[PDF] Osteoporosis in menopause

Source:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publisher:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication date:
30 September 2014

Abstract

Objective: To provide guidelines for the health care provider on the prevention, diagnosis, and clinical management of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Outcomes: Strategies for identifying and evaluating high-risk individuals, the use of bone mineral density (BMD) and bone turnover markers in assessing diagnosis and response to management, and recommendations regarding nutrition, physical activity, and the selection of pharmacologic therapy to prevent and manage osteoporosis.