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

Jaglal, Susan B.; McIsaac, Warren J.; Hawker, Gillian; Jaakkimainen, Liisa; Cadarette, Suzanne M.; Chan, Benjamin T.B.
October 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1139
Academic Journal
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.


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