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Usefulness of FRAX tool for the management of osteoporosis in the Spanish female population

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Background and objective: Osteoporotic fractures involve a significant consumption of health resources. Bone densitometry has been essential in the management of osteoporosis. However, for fracture absolute risk prediction, other important clinical risk factors are also important. WHO published a risk estimation tool (FRAX), and the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) reported thresholds for densitometry assessment based on cost-effectivity criteria. Our goal is to determine the diag...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Medicina Clinica
Volume:
136
Issue:
14
Pages:
613-619
Publication date:
2011-05-21
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EISSN:
1578-8989
ISSN:
0025-7753
URN:
uuid:fc749c37-71f4-484a-930a-22929f35e5c3
Source identifiers:
240034
Local pid:
pubs:240034
Language:
Spanish
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