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

Kauffman, Robert P.
March 2010
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
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.


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