External validation and comparison of three prediction tools for risk of osteoporotic fractures using data from population based electronic health records: retrospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Dagan2017ExternalVA,
  title={External validation and comparison of three prediction tools for risk of osteoporotic fractures using data from population based electronic health records: retrospective cohort study},
  author={Noa Dagan and Chandra J. Cohen-Stavi and Maya Leventer-Roberts and Ran D. Balicer},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE  To directly compare the performance and externally validate the three most studied prediction tools for osteoporotic fractures-QFracture, FRAX, and Garvan-using data from electronic health records. DESIGN  Retrospective cohort study. SETTING  Payer provider healthcare organisation in Israel. PARTICIPANTS  1 054 815 members aged 50 to 90 years for comparison between tools and cohorts of different age ranges, corresponding to those in each tools' development study, for tool… CONTINUE READING
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