Hip fracture risk in older US adults by treatment eligibility status based on new National Osteoporosis Foundation guidance

@article{Looker2010HipFR,
  title={Hip fracture risk in older US adults by treatment eligibility status based on new National Osteoporosis Foundation guidance},
  author={A C Looker and Bess Dawson-Hughes and Anna Tosteson and H Johansson and J. A. Kanis and Lee Joseph Melton},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={541-549}
}
This analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III data found a significant risk of incident hip fracture in adults aged 65 years and older who are candidates for treatment to lower fracture risk, according to the new National Osteoporosis Foundation Clinician's Guide. The relationship between treatment eligibility by the new National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis and the risk of subsequent hip fracture is unknown. The… CONTINUE READING

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