Chapter 33. Chapter 33. Assessment of Fracture Risk

  1. ASBMR
  1. John A. Kanis

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch33

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 33. Assessment of Fracture Risk, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch33

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • osteoporosis;
  • bone densitometry;
  • probability;
  • fracture;
  • clinical risk fractures;
  • sensitivity;
  • gradient of fracture risk;
  • life expectancy;
  • family history of fracture;
  • rheumatoid arthritis;
  • secondary osteoporosis;
  • glucocorticoids;
  • smoking;
  • alcohol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of Risk with BMD

  • Age

  • Other Clinical Risk Factors

  • Biochemical Assessment of Fracture Risk

  • Integrating Risk Factors

  • Fracture Probability

  • Conclusion