Learn more about these new tools as well as updates in Calcium and Vitamin D recommendations and treatment options in other sections of this site.
We now have two assessment tools for identifying those at risk of fracture, both validated using Canadian data – CAROC 2010 and FRAX
An introduction to clinical risk factors, ordering a BMD, and when to do biochemical testing.
This algorithm reviews the strategies for fracture prevention and treatment.
Access the CMAJ publication.
Access the Technical Report.
Canadian Association of Radiologists and Osteoporosis Canada Risk Assessment tool.
Access the appendix.
Access the CMAJ Publication.
On-line calculator of WHO fracture risk assessment tool.