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Osteoporotic Fracture 

Osteoporotic Fracture
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Osteoporotic Fracture
Author(s):

Emily Chai

, Diane Meier

, Jane Morris

, and Suzanne Goldhirsch

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195389319.003.0089
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date: 15 October 2019

Chapter 89 covers osteoporotic fracture, including a case study, definition, prevalence, likely etiologies, diagnosis, BMD testing, treatment options, expected disease course, management of acute fracture, palliative care issues, and take-home points.

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