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  1. Roush, Karen MSN, RN, FNP-BC


Overview: This article provides an overview of osteoporosis, describes current recommendations for its prevention and treatment, and discusses nursing implications. This is part two of a four-part series on postmenopausal health.


Keywords: bisphosphonates, bone densitometry testing, bone health, bone mass, bone mineral density, bone strength, calcium, estrogen agonists/antagonists, hip fracture, menopause, osteopenia, osteoporosis, selective estrogen receptor modulators, vertebral fracture, vitamin D