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Tool of Koh et al for Identifying an Asian Woman with Increased Risk for Osteoporosis (OSTA Index)

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

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Koh et al developed a simple index to identify an Asian woman who is at risk for osteoporosis. This can help identify a woman who may benefit from interventions to increase bone density. The authors are from the Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Asians (OSTA) Research Group.

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