Hip and fragility fracture prediction by 4-item clinical risk score and mobile heel BMD: a women cohort study

@inproceedings{Albertsson2010HipAF,
  title={Hip and fragility fracture prediction by 4-item clinical risk score and mobile heel BMD: a women cohort study},
  author={Daniel M Albertsson and D. D. Mellstr{\"o}m and Christer Petersson and Hans O. Thulesius and Robert Eggertsen},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND One in four Swedish women suffers a hip fracture yielding high morbidity and mortality. We wanted to revalidate a 4-item clinical risk score and evaluate a portable heel bone mineral density (BMD) technique regarding hip and fragility fracture risk among elderly women. METHODS In a population-based prospective cohort study we used clinical risk factors from a baseline questionnaire and heel BMD to predict a two-year hip and fragility fracture outcome for women, in a fracture… CONTINUE READING

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