A simple clinical score for estimating the long-term risk of fracture in post-menopausal women.

@article{Staa2006ASC,
  title={A simple clinical score for estimating the long-term risk of fracture in post-menopausal women.},
  author={Tjeerd-Pieter van Staa and Piet P. Geusens and J. A. Kanis and Hubert G. M. Leufkens and Stephen H. Gehlbach and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2006},
  volume={99 10},
  pages={673-82}
}
BACKGROUND Simple tools are needed to identify patients at high risk of fracture. AIM To develop a simple clinical tool for assessing 5-year risk of fracture. DESIGN Cohort study. METHODS The study population consisted of all women aged 50+ included in the THIN Research Database (containing computerized medical records of UK general practices). Using Cox proportional hazards models, a risk score was initially estimated from age, body mass index, and clinical risk factors. The 5-year risk… CONTINUE READING

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