Free access to these top cited papers in Archives of Osteoporosis

Read and share these highly cited papers of 2016 covering topics such as FRAX intervention thresholds, guidelines assessment, imminent risk of fracture, acupuncture…and more.

These top cited Archives of Osteoporosis papers of 2016 reflect the journal’s growing reputation as a forum of choice for a broad range of clinical research, including papers with a focus on epidemiology, guidelines, and localized regional observations related to osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.

We invite you to read, share and cite these impactful papers – with free access until May 26, 2018:

A systematic review of intervention thresholds based on FRAX : A report prepared for the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group and the International Osteoporosis Foundation
Kanis JA, Harvey NC, Cooper C, et al. 
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:25

Quality assessment of osteoporosis clinical practice guidelines for physical activity and safe movement: an AGREE II appraisal.
Armstrong JJ, Rodrigues IB, Wasiuta T, MacDermid JC
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:6

Unmet needs and current and future approaches for osteoporotic patients at high risk of hip fracture
Ferrari S, Reginster JY, Brandi ML, et al.
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:37

Predicting imminent risk for fracture in patients aged 50 or older with osteoporosis using US claims data
Bonafede M, Shi N, Barron R, et al. 
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:26

Time trends in hospital stay after hip fracture in Canada, 2004-2012: database study
Sobolev B, Guy P, Sheehan KJ, et al.
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:13

High prevalence of secondary factors for bone fragility in patients with a recent fracture independently of BMD
Malgo F, Appelman-Dijkstra NM, Termaat MF, et al.
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:12

Effects of acupuncture on quality of life and pain in patients with osteoporosis-a pilot randomized controlled trial
Schiller J, Korallus C, Bethge M, et al.
Arch Osteoporos 2016;11:34

About Archives of Osteoporosis

Archives of Osteoporosis is an international multidisciplinary journal which is a joint initiative of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA. The journal highlights the specificities of different regions around the world concerning epidemiology, reference values for bone density and bone metabolism, as well as clinical aspects of osteoporosis and other bone diseases. Archives of Osteoporosis also serves as a forum for the communication and exchange of localized regional observations related to osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.
Editors-in-Chief: John Kanis and Felicia Cosman.
Impact Factor 2015 2.387/ 2016: 1.960

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