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Purpose : The Q-fracture algorithms give the 10-year probability of fracture, and were developed especially for UK populatuion between the age of 33 and 99.
Admin time : 10 min
User Friendly : High
Administered by : GP or nurse or self-administered
Content : Set of fracture risk factors used to compute the 10-year probability of hip fracture and the 10-year probability of a major osteoporotic fracture (clinical spine, forearm, hip or shoulder fracture) for both women and men in different countries
Author : Hippisley-Cox J and Copeland C, Division of primary Care, University Park, Nottingham UK.
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This Tool is used in the Bone Health Assessment
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The Bone Health Assessment is one of 5 sub-domains of the Medical Assessment
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The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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