Ch21.rtf - Chapter 21 Drugs Affecting the Bones and Joints Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question

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Chapter 21. Drugs Affecting the Bones and Joints Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Both men and women experience bone loss with aging. The bones most likely to demonstrate significant loss that results in major impairment are: 1. Cortical bones 2. Femoral neck bones 3. Cervical vertebrae 4. Pelvic bones ____ 2. Bisphosphonates treat or prevent osteoporosis by: 1. Inhibiting osteoclastic activity 2. Fostering bone resorption 3. Enhancing calcium uptake in the bone 4. Strengthening the osteoclastic proton pump ____ 3. Prophylactic use of bisphosphonates is recommended for patients with advancing osteopenia related to long-term use of which of the following drugs? 1. Selective estrogen receptor modulators 2. Aspirin 3. Glucocorticoids 4. Calcium supplements ____ 4. Besides osteoporosis, intravenous (IV) bisphosphonates are also indicated for: 1. Paget’s disease 2. Early osteopenia 3. Renal cancer 4. Early closure of cranial sutures ____ 5. What is the role of calcium supplements when patients take bisphosphonates?
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