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Measure: Fracture History   #170900

Definition: This measure contains a questionnaire to determine the respondent's history of bone fractures and follow up confirmation by medical record abstraction.

Purpose: Fractures are a disabling, painful, and may be a life-threatening consequence of osteoporosis.


Keywords: Fracture, Broken Bone, Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, Brittle bones, Study of Osteoporotic Fractures, SOF, Framingham Osteoporosis Study, Framingham Heart Study, FHS, movement, physical activity, arthritis, older adults, elderly, senior citizen, physical functioning, seniors, tremor, gerontology, aging, geriatrics

Measure Release Date: January 21, 2010

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