Utility of medical and drug history in fracture risk prediction among men and women.
Preventive strategies against osteoporotic fracture depend, in part, on the availability of simple risk prediction tools whereby pharmacological therapy may be targeted to those at greatest risk. The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of a series of risk factors routinely listed in primary care records for the prediction of future fracture. Information was obtained from the UK General Practice Research Database, which contains the general practitioner medical records of a...Expand abstract
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