[Absolute risk for fracture and WHO guideline. WHO model for assessing absolute risk of fracture].

  • M Iki
  • Published 2007 in Clinical calcium


Goal for management of osteoporosis is prevention of fractures, although the diagnosis of osteoporosis is made according to bone mineral density (BMD) which plays a great role in monitoring the effectiveness of treatment. However, there are many countries and regions where BMD measurement is not available in primary health care. Even if it is available, BMD… (More)


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