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Osteoporosis in elderly men: neglected condition?


Peterson, GM, Osteoporosis in elderly men: neglected condition?, Australian Pharmacist, 29, (5) pp. 386-387. ISSN 0728-4632 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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About one in three osteoporotic fractures occur in men, and the consequences of fractures are more severe in men. However, too few men at high risk of fracture are detected and treated.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:osteoporosis, elderly, men, fractures, under-diagnosed, under-treated, bone mineral density, prevention, therapeutic guidelines
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Basic pharmacology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:65823
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2010-12-06
Last Modified:2011-06-10

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