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Does bone mineral density improve the predictive accuracy of fracture risk assessment? A prospective cohort study in Northern Denmark

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Objective To evaluate the added predictive accuracy of bone mineral density (BMD) to fracture risk assessment. Design Prospective cohort study using data between 01 January 2010 and 31 December 2012. Setting North Denmark Osteoporosis Clinic of referred patients presenting with at least one fracture risk factor to the referring doctor. Participants Patients aged 40–90 years; had BMD T-score recorded at the hip and not taki... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018898

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
Andersen, S More by this author
Vestergaard, P More by this author
Qureshi, N More by this author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
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8
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4
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Article: e018898
Publication date:
2018-04-12
Acceptance date:
2018-03-15
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2044-6055
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pubs:833230
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uri:6972a1ab-ceb9-428e-9b82-a123cb139379
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uuid:6972a1ab-ceb9-428e-9b82-a123cb139379
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pubs:833230

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