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Since the launch in 2008 by the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG), of guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and older men in the UK there have been significant advances in risk assessment and treatment. These have been incorporated into an updated version of the guideline, with an additional focus on the management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, the role of calcium and vitamin D therapy and the benefits and risks of long-term bisphosphonate therapy. The updated guideline is summarised below. The recommendations in the guideline are intended to aid management decisions but do not replace the need for clinical judgement in the care of individuals in clinical practice. (C) 2013 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Compston J, Bowring C, Cooper A, Cooper C, Davies C, Francis R, Kanis JA, Marsh D, McCloskey EV, Reid DM, Selby P, Natl Osteoporosis Guideline Grp
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Print publication date: 27/06/2013
ISSN (print): 0378-5122
ISSN (electronic): 1873-4111
Publisher: Elsevier Ireland
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