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UNLABELLED Assessment and intervention thresholds are developed and proposed in men aged over 50 years and postmenopausal women for the UK based on fracture probability from the WHO fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX). INTRODUCTION The FRAX tool has recently become available to compute the 10-year probability of fractures in men and women from clinical(More)
Fractures are the clinical consequence of osteoporosis and are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although treatments are available that have been shown to decrease the risk of fracture, problems arise in identifying individuals at high risk of fracture so that intervention can be effectively targeted. Practice guidelines, available in many(More)
Fifty-six patients with a preliminary diagnosis of possible acute myocardial infarction (AMI) were studied on the second or third day after onset of symptoms by 99mtechnetium stannous pyrophosphate myocardial imaging. The scintigraphy was positive in 25 (44.6%). The final clinical diagnoses upon discharge were: definite AMI in 11 with positive scintigraphy(More)
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