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Osteoporosis and the global competition for health care resources

Melton, LJ; Johnell, Olof LU ; Lau, E; Mautalen, CA and Seeman, E (2004) In Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 19(7). p.1055-1058
Abstract
Global aging superimposed on existing infectious diseases and trauma will aggravate competition for health care resources to diagnose and treat osteoporosis. Efforts to implement public health measures are needed, but the targeted approach to assessment and treatment of high-risk individuals must also be refined.
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keywords
aging, epidemiology, fractures, screening, osteoporosis
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Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
volume
19
issue
7
pages
1055 - 1058
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AMBMR
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  • wos:000222191600001
  • pmid:15176986
  • scopus:11344251613
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1523-4681
DOI
10.1359/JBMR.040316
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English
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  series       = {Journal of Bone and Mineral Research},
  title        = {Osteoporosis and the global competition for health care resources},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1359/JBMR.040316},
  volume       = {19},
  year         = {2004},
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