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The limitations of using simple definitions of glucocorticoid exposure to predict fracture risk: a cohort study

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Purpose: To evaluate the effects of different definitions of glucocorticoid (GC) exposure on the magnitude and pattern of fracture risk using the same dataset.

Methods: Data from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were extracted from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, a primary care database with electronic health records in the United Kingdom. Patients exposed to oral GCs were matched to up to two unexposed patients by age, gender and location. The first osteoporotic fr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.bone.2018.09.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0940-9211
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
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National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
International Osteoporosis Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
BONE Journal website
Volume:
117
Pages:
83-90
Publication date:
2018-09-13
Acceptance date:
2018-09-09
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EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
Source identifiers:
916021
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pubs:916021
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uuid:15dc8dd2-db68-4b9f-806c-66d67728cbfb
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pubs:916021
Deposit date:
2018-09-10

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