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dc.contributor.authorMcGowan, B
dc.contributor.authorKanis, John A
dc.contributor.authorJohansson, H
dc.contributor.authorSilke, C
dc.contributor.authorWhelan, B
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-16T09:51:13Z
dc.date.available2014-10-16T09:51:13Z
dc.date.issued2013-12
dc.identifier.citationMcGowan B et al. Development and application of FRAX in the management of osteoporosis in Ireland. Arch Osteoporos. 2013, 8 (1-2):146en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1862-3514
dc.identifier.pmid23982943
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11657-013-0146-z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/332791
dc.description.abstractThe Irish Fracture Risk Assessment (FRAX) tool is the first fracture prediction model that has been calibrated using national hip fracture incidence data and Irish mortality rates. The Irish FRAX tool can be used to identify intervention thresholds for Ireland based on the fracture probability equivalent to that of a woman with a prior fracture.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Archives of osteoporosisen_GB
dc.subjectOSTEOPOROSISen_GB
dc.subjectFRACTUREen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdult
dc.subject.meshAge Distribution
dc.subject.meshAged
dc.subject.meshAged, 80 and over
dc.subject.meshFemale
dc.subject.meshHip Fractures
dc.subject.meshHumans
dc.subject.meshIreland
dc.subject.meshMale
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged
dc.subject.meshOsteoporotic Fractures
dc.subject.meshRisk Assessment
dc.subject.meshSex Distribution
dc.titleDevelopment and application of FRAX in the management of osteoporosis in Ireland.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentThe North Western Rheumatology Unit, Our Lady's Hospital, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, Ireland. mcgowab@tcd.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalArchives of osteoporosisen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceConnachten
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
html.description.abstractThe Irish Fracture Risk Assessment (FRAX) tool is the first fracture prediction model that has been calibrated using national hip fracture incidence data and Irish mortality rates. The Irish FRAX tool can be used to identify intervention thresholds for Ireland based on the fracture probability equivalent to that of a woman with a prior fracture.


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