Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Raloxifene for primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women: a systematic review of effica

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Author: 
Howard M. Schachter
Tammy J. Clifford
Ann Cranney
Nicholas J. Barrowman
David Moher
Publisher: 
Technology Report
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the safety and efficacy of raloxifene compared with placebo and other drugs approved in Canada for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women.

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ISBN 1894978218 (Print)
ISBN 1894978226 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

20 common problems in women's health care

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Mindy A. Smith (ed.)
Leslie A. Shimp (ed.)
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McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the twenty conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. Provides relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment.

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ISBN 0070697671
WOMN.T85 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

As time goes on (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
Author: 
Aluki Rojas
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis, in Inuktitut. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT.

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ISBN 1894396324

Hormone therapy & osteoporosis

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National Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines how companies that make osteoporosis drugs and bone mineral density (BMD) testing equipment have drawn public attention to the problem of bone loss and fracture in older women.

Women in Europe: towards healthy ageing

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European Institute on Women's Health (EIWH)
Publication Place: 
Dublin, Ireland

Reports on four health problems that impact women in middle and later years: heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and depression. Suggests programs of action for dealing with each problem and outlines policy discussions and recommendations.

Calcium and teens: how to prevent osteoporosis

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what osteoporosis is and how to know if you are at risk. Gives nutritional advice on how to prevent it.

Osteoporosis

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Calgary Health Region
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Offers information and services provided on osteoporosis, including risk factors for women. Discusses prevention strategies such as calcium intake, exercise, vitamin D, and smoking cessation.

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Osteoporosis and bone densitometry : does the emperor have clothes?

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Author: 
Brain C Lentle
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Reviews research on the influence of bone mineral density measurements on women's decisions about medication to treat bone loss. Discusses controversies about the use of densitometry in Canada as well as symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment options, and costs. Includes links to related articles and references.

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Osteoporosis: info-sheet for seniors

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Suggests ways for seniors to maintain bone health and prevent falls and fractures. Features a food list and many tips to increase daily calcium intake. Presents current knowledge in the areas of treatment and pain management. Includes additional information sources on the disease, its prevention, and treatment.

Osteoporosis health centre

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Women's Health Matters (WHM)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides basic medical information about osteoporosis and discusses diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and research. Includes tips for living with osteoporosis, interactive quizzes, and a glossary. Prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Women's Health.

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