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Nelson HD, Haney EM, Chou R, et al. Screening for Osteoporosis: Systematic Review to Update the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2010 Jul. (Evidence Syntheses, No. 77.)

Appendix AAbbreviations

ABONE

age, body size, no estrogen

aCI

adjusted confidence interval

ADL

activities of daily living

AE

adverse events

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AUC

area under the curve

AUROC

area under the receiver operating characteristic

BMD

bone mineral density

BMI

body mass index

BUA

broadband ultrasound attenuation

BW

body weight

CaMOS

Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study

Cat K

Cathepsin K

CEE

conjugated equine estrogen

CHD

coronary heart disease

CI

confidence interval

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

C-stress

compressive stress

DOES

Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study

DXA

dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry

EPESE

Established Population for Epidemiology Studies of the Elderly Study

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FIT

Fracture Intervention Trial

FN

femoral neck

GI

gastrointestinal

HAL

hip axis length

HAS

hip strength analysis

HMO

health maintenance organization

HORIZON

Health Outcomes and Reduced Incidence with Zoledronic Acid Once Yearly Trial

HR

hazard ratio

HR

heart rate

HRT

hormone replacement therapy

IBIS

International Breast Cancer Intervention Study

LASA

Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam

LIFT

Long-Term Intervention on Fractures with Tibolone Study

LS

lumbar spine

MORES

Multiple Outcomes of Raloxifene Study

MPA

medroxyprogesterone acetate

MrOS

Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study

nCI

nominal confidence interval

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NNS

number needed to screen

NNT

number needed to treat

NOF

National Osteoporosis Foundation

NORA

National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Tool

NPV

negative predictive value

NR

not reported

NSABP

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Cancer Prevention Study

OPERA

Osteoporosis Prescreening Risk Assessment

OPG

osteoprotegerin

OPRA

Osteoporosis Prospective Risk Assessment

OR

odds ratio

ORACLE

Osteoporosis Risk Assessment by Composite Linear Estimate Study

ORAI

Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument

OSIRIS

Osteoporosis Index of Risk

OST

Osteoporosis Self-assessment Screening Tool

PCT

placebo-controlled trial

PIXI

Peripheral Instantaneous X-ray Imager

PPV

positive predictive value

PROOF

Prevent Recurrence of Osteoporotic Fractures Study

PTH

parathyroid hormone

QUI

quantitative ultrasound index

QUS

quantitative ultrasound

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

RCT

randomized, controlled trial

RH

relative hazard

ROC

receiver operating characteristic

RR

relative risk

RR

risk ratio

RUTH

Raloxifene Use for the Heart Trial

SCORE

Simple Calculated Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Study

SD

standard deviation

SE

standard error

SEMOF

Swiss Evaluation of the Methods of Measurement of Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

SOF

Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Study

SOFSURF

Study of Osteoporosis Fractures—Study Utilizing Risk Factors

SOS

speed of sound

TH

total hip

UBPI

ultrasound bone profile index

VA

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VOS

velocity of sound

WHI

Women's Health Initiative

WHO

World Health Organization

Cover of Screening for Osteoporosis
Screening for Osteoporosis: Systematic Review to Update the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation [Internet].
Evidence Syntheses, No. 77.
Nelson HD, Haney EM, Chou R, et al.

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