Salagame, Usha; Kliewer, Erich V; Demers, Alain A; Banks, Emily; Velentzis, Louiza; Goldsbury, David; Egger, Sam; Leslie, William D.; Canfell, Karen
Background: Recommendations for using menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and bisphosphonates for
postmenopausal osteoporosis management have changed over time. After the release of the Women’s Health
Initiative (WHI) trial results in 2002, new evidence on risks and benefits of MHT became available, and newer
guidelines generally specify that MHT should not be prescribed for prevention of chronic disease, including
osteoporosis. This raises the question of whether bisphosphonate prescribing...[Show more]
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