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Randomized controlled trials give evidence that pharmacologic therapy can reduce risk of fractures by 40 to 50%.

Papaioannaou, Alexandra, Nelson B. Watts, David L. Kendler, Chiu Kin Yuen, Jonathan D. Adachi, and Nicole Ferko. Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Fractures in Elderly Adults. Am J Med. 2002; 113(3): 220-8. http://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(02)01190-7/abstract

Reference

Title
Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Fractures in Elderly Adults
Publication
Am J Med
Publication Date
2002
Authors
Papaioannaou, Alexandra, Nelson B. Watts, David L. Kendler, Chiu Kin Yuen, Jonathan D. Adachi, and Nicole Ferko
Volume & Issue
Volume 113, Issue 3
Pages
220-8
URL
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