Is screening indicated for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women?
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Screening for osteoporosis is indicated in women 65 years of age and older and in women younger than 65 with a fracture risk equal to or greater than that of a 65-year-old woman with no risk factors (SOR: B, evidence-based guideline). Screening women starting at age 65 is cost effective (SOR: B, economic analysis).
Evidence-based practice 16, no. 03 (2013): 12-13