Prevention of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women: recommendation statement from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Cheung, Angela M.; Feig, Denice S.; Kapral, Moira; Diaz-Granados, Natalia; Dodin, Sylvie
May 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/25/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 11, p1665
Academic Journal
Provides information on osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal Canadian women and possible prevention as recommended by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. Statistics on White women 50 years of age in Canada who will have an osteoporotic fracture during their remaining lifetime; Conditions of women to which the recommendation of the task force does not apply; Objective of the recommendation; Basis of the of the recommended age for initiation of screening; Unique Feature of the guideline.


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