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Classification Tree of Miller et al for Predicting the Short Term Risk of Fracture in an Osteopenic Postmenopausal Woman

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Miller et al developed a classification tree to identify postmenopausal women with osteopenia who are at increased short-term risk of fracture. These can help identify a woman who may benefit from interventions to reduce the risk. The authors are from the Colorado Center for Bone Research, University of Colorado, University of California San Diego and Columbia University.

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