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Trends in Prescribing Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Bisphosphonates in Australia and Manitoba, Canada and Adherence to Recommendations

Salagame, Usha; Kliewer, Erich V; Demers, Alain A; Banks, Emily; Velentzis, Louiza; Goldsbury, David; Egger, Sam; Leslie, William D.; Canfell, Karen

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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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/210614
Source: Journal of Women's Health
DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2019.7828

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