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Does screening for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women affect outcomes?

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Title: Does screening for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women affect outcomes?
Author: Zareen, Nasir; Over, Darrell R.
Keywords: bone density
Date: 2010-07
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 13(7): 12.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Osteoporosis screening with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) is associated with increased use of osteoporosis medication and a decreased fracture rate. (SOR B, based on an RCT and cohort studies.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/7889

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