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Previous fractures at multiple sites increase the risk for subsequent fractures: the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women.

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Previous fractures of the hip, spine, or wrist are well-recognized predictors of future fracture, but the role of other fracture sites is less clear. We sought to assess the relationship between prior fracture at 10 skeletal locations and incident fracture. The Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) is an observational cohort study being conducted in 17 physician practices in 10 countries. Women aged ≥55 years answered questionnaires at baseline and at 1 and/or 2 years (fra...

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10.1002/jbmr.1476

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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
27
Issue:
3
Pages:
645-653
Publication date:
2012-03-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Source identifiers:
316921
Language:
English
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uuid:f5e572e1-652c-4ada-a3db-2d31cc400071
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2013-11-16

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