The summary below is from the full reports titled “Screening for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: Recommendations and Rationale” and “Screening for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: A Review of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.” They are in the 17 September 2002 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 137, pages 526-528 and pages 529-541). The first report was written by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; the second report was written by HD Nelson, M Helfand, SH Woolf, and JD Allan.
Screening for Osteoporosis: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2002;137:I–59. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-137-6-200209170-00006
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;137(6):I-59.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Metabolic Bone Disorders, Prevention/Screening.
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