The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research has developed a set of treatment recommendations for the prevention of secondary fracture in patients 65 years and older who have had a hip or vertebral fracture. There are 13 recommendations. In this slideshow, we highlight the recommendations beginning with improved doctor-patient communication.
From mild to serious, common to rare, adverse events associated with bisphosphonate treatment is becoming more common. (©ImagePointFrShutterstock.com)