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Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age
Even though most experts agree that referral to specialists (eg endocrinologist, rheumatologist) is important for specific conditions, there is no clear agreement as to what these conditions are. Circumstances depend on a combination of factors including severity of the condition, response to available treatment, availability of resources and general practitioner (GP) expertise and support. There is strong consensus that in specific situations GPs should refer patients to a specialist or a specialist bone centre. The following are strong indicators for referral in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age:1,2
Grade: D – consensus
Refer postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age to a specialist or a specialist bone centre according to individual need, or when there is restricted access to appropriate resources or required expertise.
The following conditions might require a referral to a specialist or a specialist bone centre, depending on individual circumstances:
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Osteoporosis-flowchart.pdf (PDF 0.98 MB)