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FRACTURE Index of Black et al for Predicting Fracture Risk in a Postmenopausal Woman

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

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Black et al developed the FRACTURE index to determine the risk of fracture in a postmenopausal woman. This can help identify a woman who may benefit from an intervention. The authors are from the University of California at San Francisco, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, INSERM Unit in Villejuif (France), Helen Hayes Hospital (New York), and Malmo General Hospital (Sweden).

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