Prevention and management of osteoporosis : report of a WHO scientific group
WHO Scientific Group on the Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis (2000 : Geneva, Switzerland). (2003). Prevention and management of osteoporosis : report of a WHO scientific group. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/42841
WHO technical report series ; 921
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Assessment of fracture risk and its application to screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis : report of a WHO study group [meeting held in Rome from 22 to 25 June 1992] World Health Organization (1994)An expert technical assessment of the many factors that influence the risk of osteoporotic fracture in postmenopausal women and thus need to be considered when planning the most effective public health interventions. In view of growing awareness of the need to prevent and treat postmenopausal osteoporosis, the book aims to resolve several controversies concerning the usefulness of screening programmes, the appropriate target populations, the most effective methods for predicting fracture risk, techniques for assessment, and the comparative ...