Osteoporosis International

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 256–261 | Cite as

Practical guide for the use of bone mineral measurements in the assessment of treatment of osteoporosis: A position paper of the european foundation for osteoporosis and bone disease

  • John A. Kanis
  • Jean-Pierre Devogelaer
  • Carlo Gennari
Position Paper


Public Health Osteoporosis Bone Mineral Bone Disease Practical Guide 
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© European Foundation for Osteoporosis 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Kanis
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Devogelaer
  • Carlo Gennari
  1. 1.WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Disease, Department of Human Metabolism and Clinical BiochemistryUniversity of Sheffield Medical SchoolSheffieldUK

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