The summary below is from the full report titled “Pharmacologic Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians.” It is in the 16 September 2008 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 149, pages 404-415). The authors are A. Qaseem, V. Snow, P. Shekelle, R. Hopkins Jr., M.A. Forciea, and D.K. Owens, for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians.
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Drug Treatment for Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. ;149:I–46. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-149-6-200809160-00002
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(6):I-46.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Metabolic Bone Disorders.
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