mercredi 30 avril 2014

WHO tool underestimates need for osteoporosis treatment, study says

The World Health Organization’s tool for assessing bone fracture risk underestimates the true dangers for people who are younger than 65 or have been treated for a single broken bone, according to a new study. The tool is designed to help physicians identify osteoporosis cases that cannot be readily diagnosed through bone mineral density testing. More than half of fragility fractures occur in people who do not meet the bone mineral density standards to be diagnosed with osteoporosis. WHO tool underestimates need for osteoporosis treatment, study says

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