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Osteoporosis SCORE Estimation
Tool for osteoporosis risk assessment.
screening for osteoporosis in women 65 years or older, and in younger women whose fracture risk is equal to or greater than that of a 65-year-old white woman with no additional risk factors.
Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool
African American (0 points)
Not African American (5 points)
no (0 points)
yes (4 points)
<-- Rheumatoid Arthritis
none (0 points)
one (4 points)
two (8 points)
three (12 points)
<-- Fracture after age 45 of wrist, hip or rib (4 points per Fracture)
65 or younger (0 points)
66 to 69 (18 points)
70 to 79 (21 points)
80 to 89 (24 points)
90 to 99 (27 points)
<-- Age over 65 (3 points per decade if above 65)
<-- Weight (subtract 1 point for every 10 points)
ever used (0 points)
never used (1 point)
<-- Estrogen therapy ever
score2=(race)+(rheum)+(fracture)+(age)+((weight)/(-10))+(estro);score2>5?'Associated with T-Score below -2, Osteoporosis testing with DEXA Scan is recommended':'Osteoporosis testing not recommended based on this screen'
Lydick (1998) Am J Manag Care. 4:37-48.
posted by: Mark Morgan, M.D.
post/review dates: March 12, 2012; August 31, 2015
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