Worldwide Fracture Prediction.

@article{Fuleihan2017WorldwideFP,
  title={Worldwide Fracture Prediction.},
  author={Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan and Marlene Toufic Chakhtoura and Jane A. Cauley and Nariman Chamoun},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          397-424
        }
}
The substantial increase in the burden of non-communicable diseases in general and osteoporosis in particular, necessitates the establishment of efficient and targeted diagnosis and treatment strategies. This chapter reviews and compares different tools for osteoporosis screening and diagnosis; it also provides an overview of different treatment guidelines adopted by countries worldwide. While access to dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to measure bone mineral density (BMD) is limited in most… CONTINUE READING
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