NICE Bites: Osteoporosis

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 100 September/October 2017 includes two related topics: Osteoporosis; assessing the risk of fragility fracture and Bisphosphonates for treating osteoporosis.  It includes the following sections: targeting risk assessment, methods of risk assessment, preventing fragility fractures and available bisphosphonate preparations.