This monograph reviews advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of postmenopausal osteoporosis and new recommendations for best practices in diagnosis and treatment. In Part 1, bone expert Michael R. McClung, MD, comments on new findings concerning bone metabolism. In Part 2, health care providers discuss how to identify and manage postmenopausal osteoporosis patients at risk for fracture.
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: Fracture Risk and Prevention
ANDREW M. KAUNITZ, MD
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida College of Medicine–Jacksonville
MICHAEL R. McCLUNG, MD
Director, Oregon Osteoporosis Center
ROBERT G. FELDMAN, MD
Senior Clinical Trials, Inc.
Laguna Hills, California
SUSAN WYSOCKI, RNC, NP, FAANP
President and CEO
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health