Screening Decision Tool: Alternatives to FRAX
Older risk-assessment tools have largely been supplanted by FRAX but may be useful where limited risk factor information is available or as a paper-base scoring system. Examples include the following:
- ORAI (Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument)
- SCORE (Simple calculated risk estimation score)
- OST (Osteoporosis Self-assessment Tool)
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