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Author Details : Prakash Dinkarrao Sigedar

Volume : 2, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 22-29

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The problem of osteoporosis is more prevalent in rural India. The incidence of osteoporosis is more and management

of osteoporosis in rural setup is challenging and very much different from urban India. This talk highlights the problems faced by
orthopedic surgeons while treating patients with osteoporosis in rural India. The problems are multifocal and we need to have
solutions to them. The geriatric orthopedic problems are most of the time related with osteoporosis and managing the
osteoporosis in rural India is really a tough job.

Key words: osteoporosis, rural setup, management, problems, solutions

How to cite : Sigedar P D, MANAGING OSTEOPOROSIS IN RURAL SETUP. Ann Geriatr Educ Med Sci 2015;2(1):22-29

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