Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures
June 26, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures. The Task Force found that screening for osteoporosis can prevent fractures in women 65 years and older and in women younger than 65 years who are at increased risk. More research is needed for men. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the June 26 online issue of JAMA.
Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2018.