Osteoporosis is a bone disease marked by brittle and fragile bones. In this assignment, you will explore this disease in more detail using the scenario below.
During a recent visit with a female relative, the relative informs you that she has been diagnosed with osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis. In order to help your relative, you decide to research this disease further.
To complete this assignment, do the following:
References for both uploads please make sure to cite correctly.
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Kaczkowski, C., & Frey, R. J. (2013). Osteoporosis. In B. Narins (Ed.), The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health (3rd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 2456-2463). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.rasmussen.edu/ps/i…