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Score of Nguyen et al for Predicting the Risk of Osteoporotic Fractures in Older Adults

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

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Nguyen et al evaluated older adults for risk factors associated with osteoporotic fractures. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from preventive therapy. The authors are from St. Vincent's Hospital and the University of New South Wales in Australia.

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