Search Resources (English): Osteoporosis screening

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What evidence is there for the prevention and screening of osteoporosis?

Presents a review of evidence to determine the effectiveness of the prevention and screening of osteoporosis.

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Published: 2006
A framework and strategy for the prevention and management of osteoporosis: report of the Strategic Action Working Group on Oste

Demonstrates the impacts of osteoporosis on individuals and the health care system. Argues that effective management requires an integrated system of care.

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Published: 2000
Is osteoporosis a menopausal disease?

Discusses the confusion about osteoporosis as a disease, the validity of bone density testing as a diagnostic tool, the links between menopause and osteoporosis, and the relationship between normal bone aging and osteoporosis.

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Published: 1998
The ABC's of fracture prevention: a toolkit for family physicians
Describes evidence-based practice guidelines developed to assess the possibility of osteoporosis after a low-trauma fracture in women over the age of 40. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Bone density tests: when you need them and when you don’t

A factsheet about when it is useful to have a bone density test and when it is not appropriate – and possibly harmful – to have these tests done.

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Published: 2012