SIGN osteoporosis guideline


A brief summary of SIGN's guideline on management of osteoporosis and prevention of fragility fractures, including risk factors and a treatment algorithm.

Read this concise summary of SIGN's reccomendations for the management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures, which covers:

  • Risk factors
    • risk factors associated with fragility fracture which should prompt consideration of fracture-risk assessment
    • recommendations associated with modifiable risk factors for fragility fractures
  • Pathway from risk factors to pharmacological treatment selection in postmenopausal women

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