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Arch Osteoporos. 2016;11:22. doi: 10.1007/s11657-016-0276-1. Epub 2016 May 26.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation's methods and processes for developing position statements.

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1
National Osteoporosis Foundation, 251 18th Street South, Suite 630, Arlington, VA, 22202, USA. taylor.wallace@me.com.
2
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, George Mason University, MS 1F8, 10340 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA, 22030, USA. taylor.wallace@me.com.
3
Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
4
Department of Endocrine Neoplasia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
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Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA.
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Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis Center and Bone Density Unit, Calcium and Bone Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
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Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA.
9
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
10
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.

Abstract

The methods and processes described in this manuscript have been approved and adopted by the NOF Board of Trustees on November 11, 2015. This manuscript has been peer-reviewed by the NOF Research Committee and Osteoporosis International. The National Osteoporosis Foundation frequently publishes position statements for the benefit of educating healthcare professionals and the general public on a particular issue and/or concern related to preventing osteoporosis and/or promoting strong bones throughout the lifespan. This manuscript represents the official methods and processes adopted by the NOF Board of Trustees for the purpose developing future position statements in a transparent and unbiased manner.

KEYWORDS:

National Osteoporosis Foundation; Position statement; Process

PMID:
27229335
DOI:
10.1007/s11657-016-0276-1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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