The consequences of osteoporosis in the elderly.

  • L J Mykyta
  • Published 1997 in Australian family physician
It is now common for almost every general practitioner to care for many patients of advanced age. These patients are at the highest risk of developing osteoporosis of falling and sustaining fractures that threaten their independence and their lives. These patients must be managed with the same clinical rigour as any other patient irrespective of their age… CONTINUE READING