Osteoporosis may affect a large proportion of aged care residents. Find out more about management of this condition in aged care.
Associate Professor James Sharman and Professor Mark Nelson, two of the authors of the recently released Australian consensus statement on home BP monitoring, and complementary resources, answer some key questions on the topic of home BP monitoring.
Osteoporosis has a greater impact on mortality in men than women, but treatment uptake in men is low. Risk of osteoporosis in men is increased by hypogonadism, alcohol consumption and long-term corticosteroid use.