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Flashcards in Osteoporosis in Primary Care Deck (5)
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Osteoporosis risk factors if 50+

Over 65 years
Fragility fracture after age 40
Prolonged GC use
Use of high risk meds
Medical disorder strongly associated with OP
Vertebral fracture or osteopenia on x ray
Current smoking
High alcohol intake
Low body weight or weight loss
Family hx of parent with hip fracture

2

Osteoporosis risk factors if < 50

Fragility fracture
Prolonged GC use
Use of high risk meds
Hypogonadism or premature menopause (<45)
Medical disorder strongly associated with osteoporosis

3

T-score

Used to express bone mineral density in the postmenopausal population
Compared the patients BMD to the mean peak BMD of a young adult of the same gender

4

2 factors that will bump a patient to the next category on CAROC

Glucocorticoid use
Fragility fracture

5

What is first line therapy for preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with increased fracture risk and menopause symptoms

Hormone therapy