TITLE

Patterns of use of the bone mineral density test in Ontario, 1992-1998

AUTHOR(S)
Jaglal, Susan B.; McIsaac, Warren J.; Hawker, Gillian; Jaakkimainen, Liisa; Cadarette, Suzanne M.; Chan, Benjamin T.B.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: There is ongoing controversy about who should be referred for bone mineral density (BMD) testing to estimate fracture risk and diagnose osteoporosis. The purpose of this study was to examine patterns of use of BMD testing in Ontario between 1992 and 1998.
ACCESSION #
3718245

 

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