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Is screening for osteoporosis worthwhile?

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Osteoporosis is a common condition, which is recognised by the occurrence of fragility fractures and leads to considerable mortality and morbidity with huge financial implications world-wide. Based on predicted demographic changes, the implications of this disease are set to increasingly affect the healthcare budgets of all nations. The determinants of fracture are skeletal factors, such as peak bone mass, the rate of bone loss and extra-skeletal factors, which include trauma and the response...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
British medical bulletin
Volume:
54
Issue:
4
Pages:
915-927
Publication date:
1998-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-8391
ISSN:
0007-1420
URN:
uuid:f9b54422-7d56-4598-baf7-35a677eb02a9
Source identifiers:
125536
Local pid:
pubs:125536

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