First update of the Lebanese guidelines for osteoporosis assessment and treatment.

@article{Fuleihan2007FirstUO,
  title={First update of the Lebanese guidelines for osteoporosis assessment and treatment.},
  author={Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan and Rafic Baddoura and Hassane Awada and Asma Arabi Okais},
  journal={Le Journal medical libanais. The Lebanese medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={
          176-91
        }
}
With the ageing of the population worldwide, the human, social and economic costs of osteoporosis will continue to rise. It is estimated that the magnitude of the problem is larger in developing countries, including those in the Middle East. In April 2002, a multidisciplinary panel of experts met and discussed practice guidelines for osteoporosis assessment and treatment in Lebanon: "Who to test, what measures to use, and when to treat ?" They were subsequently endorsed by the Lebanese… CONTINUE READING

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