As October gets underway, your schedule fills up with sports physicals for the local schoolchildren. But after a morning of catching up with healthy kids and teenagers you only see once or twice a year, you see the name of an adult you know well on your schedule. Rebecca is a 27-year-old elementary school teacher who lives down the street from you. She is coming in to be seen for back pain.
One of every two Caucasian women in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime; one out of every 5 men in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. This activity will educate the participant on the updated guidelines to assess patients in proper diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.