Post-Fracture Care in Adult Patients with Metabolic Bone Disorders
Discuss the importance of evaluation and treatment of fractures and secondary factors.
This continuing education activity is intended for use by health professionals who participate in the care of patients at risk for or suffering from osteoporosis, in the areas of primary care, endocrinology, geriatrics, gynecology, internal, obstetrics, orthopedics, osteopathy, pediatrics, physiatry, radiology, rheumatology and physical therapy.
This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, technologists, researchers, public health professionals and health educators with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health.
- Discuss why evaluation and treatment of a recent fracture is urgent
- Complete evaluation for secondary factors before starting treatment
- Construct using anabolic agents first, followed by antiresorptive treatment as a desired sequence that should be encouraged
Irene Stanciu, MD, FACE, CCD, ECNU; Disclosures: Speaker Bureau-Radius and Alexion Pharmaceuticals & Principal investigator-Radius & Ultragenyx
Dr. Irinel Stanciu graduated from “Carol Davila” University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania and completed an internship in general surgery as well as residency in adult general medicine in Bucharest, Romania before coming to United States.
Dr Stanciu also completed a residency in Internal Medicine in Cook County Hospital, Chicago and a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism in Loyola University Chicago. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr Stanciu practiced internal medicine and general endocrinology with emphasis in thyroid, parathyroid and metabolic bone disorders in Boise, Idaho before joining Panorama Orthopedics and Spine Center in Golden, CO where she exclusively practices osteoporosis and metabolic bone disorders and is also involved in clinical research.
She is an ISCD certified clinical densitometrist and ECNU certified in thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound.
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