Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 337–339 | Cite as

Consensus and the T-score fallacy

  • R. D. Wasnich
Editorial

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Wasnich
    • 1
  1. 1.Hawaii Osteoporosis FoundationHonolulu

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