A 13-year-old girl presents with a right elbow injury after a fall during gymnastics practice. She is unable to move her arm. What is the next best treatment plan?
Investigators studied whether flavonoids green tea can mimic estrogens’ influence on bone metabolism in women who are postmenopausal.
Researchers investigated whether hip fractures could be prevented with bisphosphonates in people with osteoporosis or osteopenia.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
Geriatric patients reported lower pain scores for rib fracture than younger patients, contributing to the ideology that geriatric patients may underreport pain severity.
Level of dairy intake does not affect the rate of bone mineral density loss or fracture risk among perimenopausal women.
Overweight and obesity during preschool age are associated with increased risk for fracture in childhood.
A study found that patients with anorexia nervosa have a particularly high risk for hip, vertebral, and upper arm fractures.