TITLE

Simple models predicted 10-year fracture risk in older women as accurately as more complex FRAX models

AUTHOR(S)
Kauffman, Robert P.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a medical research related to the Osteoporotic fractures in women. It explores that Simple models can predict 10-year fracture risk in older women as accurate as more complex FRAX models. It concludes that simple models involving only age and femoral neck bone mineral density or age and fracture history predicted 10-year fracture risk in older women.
ACCESSION #
48839874

 

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