Explain the risk factors for osteoporosis. What can a nurse do to help manage this health condition to restore the patient to optimal health?
Our bones being living tissues are always changing progressively from moment of birth to adulthood through processes of resorption and formation. However, the bone is often affected by a disease called osteoporosis which greatly reduces its density and become more porous and delicate. This disease comes with a lot of risk challenges otherwise known as factors which this paper will precisely discuss and also try to explain this factor in two aspects ranging from the redeemable ones to the irredeemable. Emphasis will also be placed on the role of a nurse in helping manage and redeem the patient from such disease.