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Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: An Update

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Clinical Questions Addressed by the CER (2 of 5)

KQ 2 asked: How does fracture reduction resulting from treatments vary between individuals with different risks for fracture as determined by the following factors:

  • Bone mineral density
  • FRAX or other risk-assessment score
  • Prior fractures (prevention vs. treatment)
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Glucocorticoid use
  • Other factors (e.g., community dwelling vs. institutionalized, vitamin D deficient vs. not)