TITLE

Uncertainties in bone mineral density T scores

AUTHOR(S)
Webber, Colin E.
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study on the diagnosis and management of osteopenia and osteoporosis, measuring the bone mineral density with the use of the T score. Uncertainty associated with a single bone mineral density measurement; Estimated on the amount of 95 percent of bone density measurement have a T score uncertainty; Implications of the results; How a bone density measurement should be regarded.
ACCESSION #
489934

 

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