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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-59871

Steurer, J; Haller, C; Häuselmann, H J; Brunner, F; Bachmann, L M (2011). Clinical value of prognostic instruments to identify patients with an increased risk for osteoporotic fractures: systematic review. PLoS ONE, 6(5):e19994.

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Abstract

There is a plethora of evidence available studying the association of risk profiles and the development of osteoporotic fractures. The small number of out-of-sample validations, the large variety of study characteristics, outcomes and follow-up periods impedes from deriving robust summaries and from conclusions regarding the clinical performance of many tools. First and foremost, future activity in this field should aim at reaching a consensus among clinical experts in respect to the existing instruments. Then we call for careful validations and expedient adaptations for local circumstances of the most promising candidates.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic and Policlinic for Internal Medicine
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:21 Feb 2012 18:45
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:39
Publisher:Public Library of Science (PLoS)
ISSN:1932-6203
Publisher DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0019994
PubMed ID:21625596

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