Comparison of Clinical Risk Tools for Predicting Osteoporosis in Women Ages 50-64.

@article{Pecina2016ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of Clinical Risk Tools for Predicting Osteoporosis in Women Ages 50-64.},
  author={Jennifer L. Pecina and Lindy Romanovsky and Stephen P. Merry and Kurt A. Kennel and T D Thacher},
  journal={Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          233-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the performance of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) threshold score of 9.3% (calculated without femoral neck bone density) with the Simple Calculated Osteoporosis Risk Estimate (SCORE), Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool (OST), and the Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument (ORAI) to identify osteoporosis in younger women. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of women… CONTINUE READING
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