Does this woman have osteoporosis?

@article{Green2004DoesTW,
  title={Does this woman have osteoporosis?},
  author={Amanda D Green and Cathleen S. Col{\'o}n-Emeric and Lori Bastian and Matthew T Drake and Kenneth W. Lyles},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2004},
  volume={292 23},
  pages={
          2890-900
        }
}
  • Amanda D Green, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, +2 authors Kenneth W. Lyles
  • Published in JAMA 2004
  • Medicine
  • CONTEXT Although recent US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines recommend bone densitometry for all women older than 65 years, identifying younger women at increased risk for osteoporosis and women with occult vertebral fractures remains a clinical challenge. We investigated whether physical signs are useful as a screening tool either for early referral to bone densitometry or for occult spinal fractures. OBJECTIVE To review the accuracy and precision of physical examination findings for… CONTINUE READING

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