Screening and Risk Assessment for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women

Guideline Synthesis

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)


March 16, 2011

In This Article

Guidelines Being Compared

  1. American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM). Screening for osteoporosis in the adult U.S. population: ACPM position statement on preventive practice Am J Prev Med 2009 Apr;36(4):366-75. [53 references]

  2. The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: 2010 position statement of The North American Menopause Society. Menopause 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):25-54; quiz 55-6. [286 references]

  3. University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). Osteoporosis: prevention and treatment. Ann Arbor (MI): University of Michigan Health System; 2010 Jul. 15 p. [6 references]


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