Osteoporosis and Fibromyalgia
- Emory University
- Graduate Nursing
- Graduate Nursing 554
- Osteoporosis and Fibromyalgia
Last Modified: 2011-11-12
Related Textbooks:CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2012, Fifty-First Edition (LANGE CURRENT Series)
Nonmodifiable- Personal history of fracture as an adult, History of fracture in first-degree relative, Caucasian race, Advanced age, Female sex, Late menarche
Modifiable- Low body weight (<127 lbs), Current cigarette smoking, Estrogen deficiency, Early menopause (< age 45) or bilateral Oophorectomy, Prolonged premenopausal amenorrhea
(> 1 yr) , Low lifelong calcium intake, Impaired eyesight, Recurrent falls, Inadequate physical activity, Poor health/fragility
fracture sites- hip, wrist, spine
flatening of lordotic curve
loss of height
Avoid high caffeine
Avoid falls- good lighting, avoid rugs, cane, eyesight correction, rails and bars, items within easy reach
Vertebroplasty & kyphoplasty
- Location & number of painful areas
- Symptom severity & life impact
- Number & impact of somatic sx
(add “Widespread Pain Index” & “Symptom Severity Score”)
CBC, chemistry, thyroid panel, ESR and CRP
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