Intervention Review

Alendronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women

  1. George A Wells1,*,
  2. Ann Cranney2,
  3. Joan Peterson3,
  4. Michel Boucher4,
  5. Beverley Shea5,
  6. Vivian Welch6,
  7. Doug Coyle7,
  8. Peter Tugwell8

Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 13 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001155.pub2

How to Cite

Wells GA, Cranney A, Peterson J, Boucher M, Shea B, Welch V, Coyle D, Tugwell P. Alendronate for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001155. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001155.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ottawa, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Ottawa Hospital, Division of Rheumatology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Ottawa Civic Hospital / Loeb Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    HTA Development Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  5. 5

    University of Ottawa, CIET, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  6. 6

    University of Ottawa, Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  7. 7

    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  8. 8

    University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

*George A Wells, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Room H1-1, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4W7, Canada. gawells@ottawaheart.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions), comment added to review
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

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