Case for screening existsBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7056.561b (Published 31 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:561
- Wayne Perry
- Consultant physician and endocrinologist 57a Wimpole Street, London W1M 7DF
EDITOR,—Deborah Marshall and colleagues' conclusion arguing against screening for osteoporosis because bone densitometry cannot identify individuals who will have a fracture is surely perverse.1 The one in three women who will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime are likely to have reduced bone mineral density on …
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