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Title: DEXA screening: are we doing too much?
Author: Craig, Kevin; Stevermer, James J.
Keywords: bone density
osteoporosis
fracture risk
screening interval
Date: 2012-09
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 61(9) 2012: 555-556.
Abstract: Reconsider the intervals at which you recommend rescreening for osteoporosis; for postmenopausal women with a baseline of normal bone mineral density (BMD) or mild osteopenia, a 15-year interval is probably sufficient. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single cohort study.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15352

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