Source: Bone, 2013, 52 (2) p. 541-547
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Date of publication: December 2012 (online)
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The FRAXtr algorithm uses several different factors to predict fracture risk, but it does not use falls history as part of the calculation. This study analysed the benefit of using such a history when assessing men and women for fracture risk, finding that falls history can be a valid independent factor.
Length of publication: 6 pages
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