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

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Kanis, J.A., Devogelaer, JP. & Gennari, C. 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. Osteoporosis Int 6, 256–261 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01622743

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  • Public Health
  • Osteoporosis
  • Bone Mineral
  • Bone Disease
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