A New Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FREM) Based on Public Health Registries

@article{Rubin2018ANF,
  title={A New Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FREM) Based on Public Health Registries},
  author={Kenneth H. Rubin and S{\"o}ren M{\"o}ller and Teresa Holmberg and Mette Bliddal and Jens S{\o}ndergaard and Bo Abrahamsen},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={33}
}
Some conditions are already known to be associated with an increased risk of osteoporotic fractures. Other conditions may also be significant indicators of increased risk. The aim of the current study was to identify conditions for inclusion in a fracture prediction model (fracture risk evaluation model [FREM]) for automated case finding of high‐risk individuals of hip or major osteoporotic fractures (MOFs). We included the total population of Denmark aged 45+ years (N = 2,495,339). All… 
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