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23 Nov 2022

Musculoskeletal and joints: NOGG clinical guidelines for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

Key learning points

  1. Identify patients at very high fracture risk''
  2. Consider specialist referral for those at very high fracture risk, ALSO start alendronate'
  3. Use FRAX adjustments for additional risk factors e.g. falls'
  4. New intervention thresholds for those too frail to have a DXA'
  5. At least 5 years of oral BP treatment as standard (no more 'holidays', only pauses)'
  6. 10 years alendronate for those with severe osteoporosis'
  7. iv Zoledronate first-line''
  8. Consider anabolic therapy in those at very high fracture risk'
  9. Denosumab cessation'
  10. Important to detect asymptomatic vertebral fractures'


Q&A session

Downloadable content'

Dr Katie Moss' presentation pdf

Reflection record


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