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oa South African Family Practice - A rational approach to the treatment of osteoporosis : CPD

Volume 49, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 2078-6190

 

Abstract

Osteoporosis is a common, costly and serious disease. The life-time risk of an osteoporotic fracture in Caucasian women approximates 50%. Epidemiologic fracture data in South Africa are limited, but the incidence of osteoporosis appears to be similar in white, Indian and mixed ancestry (Coloured) females.

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2007-10-01
2017-03-25

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