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Epidemiology of osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis represents a major public health problem through its association with fragility fractures. All osteoporotic fractures increase patient morbidity; however, fractures of the hip and vertebrae are also linked with significant mortality. The public health burden of osteoporotic fracture is likely to rise in future generations, due in part to an increase in life expectancy. Understanding the epidemiology of this disease is therefore essential in trying to develop strategies to help re...

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10.1016/j.beem.2008.06.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Best practice and research. Clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
22
Issue:
5
Pages:
671-685
Publication date:
2008-10-01
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EISSN:
1878-1594
ISSN:
1521-690X
Source identifiers:
126430
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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