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November 2008

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Osteoporotic fracture prevention: a new approach

An introduction to FRAX, a new WHO endorsed approach for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures. View Article

Acute monoarthritis: differentiating between crystals sepsis and trauma

Acute monoarthritis is characterised by pain and swelling of a single joint. There are a number of causes, with crystals, trauma and infection being the most common. This article looks at the laboratory tests required when investigating acute monoarthritis. View Article

Monitoring Response to Drug Treatment

Clinicians are frequently asked to monitor the effects of drug treatment with the objective of ensuring safe and effective therapy. In this article we present the first in a series which focus on optimal monitoring of drug treatment. View Article

Fracture Risk Assessment Calculator

Reference tool for calculating risk of major osteoporatic fracture. View Article