Chapter 54. Chapter 54. Compliance and Persistence With Osteoporosis Medications

  1. ASBMR
  1. Deborah T. Gold

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch54

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 54. Compliance and Persistence With Osteoporosis Medications, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch54

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • osteoporosis;
  • medication compliance;
  • persistence;
  • bisphosphonate;
  • dosing;
  • fracture risk

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Terms

  • The Dosing Challenge

  • Benefits of Compliance and Persistence with Osteoporosis Medications

  • Interventions to Improve Compliance and Persistence

  • Future of Osteoporosis Compliance and Persistence Issues