Accession Number : ADA337564

Title :   Effectiveness and Costs of Osteoporosis Screening and Hormone Replacement Therapy, Volume I: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA337564

Report Date : AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 69

Abstract : This background paper assesses the costs and effectiveness of screening women for bone density once, at the time of menopause (age 50) or alternatively at age 65, and placing those with low bone density on long-term hormonal replacement therapy (HRT).

Descriptors :   *HORMONES, *COST EFFECTIVENESS, DENSITY, LONG RANGE(TIME), THERAPY, WOMEN, BONES, OSTEOPOROSIS.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE