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Bone mineral density test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1497
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A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, an…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
BMD test
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Absorptiometry, Photon
Bone and bones - radiography
Osteoporosis - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Bone densitometry
Osteoporosis--Diagnosis
Abstract
A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, and what to do during the test.
Notes
Previous title: Bone mineral density test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1497