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An increase in bone mineral density (BMD) testing and osteoporosis treatment was associated with a decrease in hip fracture incidence.

Jaglal, Susan B., Ian Weller, Muhammad Mamdani, Gillian Hawker, Hans Kreder, Liisa Jaakkimainen, and Jonathan Adachi. Population Trends in BMD Testing, Treatment, and Hip and Wrist Fracture Rates: Are the hip fracture projections wrong?. Arch Intern Med. 2005; 159(11): 1215-20. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15883628

Reference

Title
Population Trends in BMD Testing, Treatment, and Hip and Wrist Fracture Rates: Are the hip fracture projections wrong?
Publication
Arch Intern Med
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Jaglal, Susan B., Ian Weller, Muhammad Mamdani, Gillian Hawker, Hans Kreder, Liisa Jaakkimainen, and Jonathan Adachi
Volume & Issue
Volume 159, Issue 11
Pages
1215-20
URL
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