Content comparison of osteoporosis-targeted health status measures in relation to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)

@article{Borchers2004ContentCO,
  title={Content comparison of osteoporosis-targeted health status measures in relation to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)},
  author={Michael Borchers and Alarcos Cieza and Tanja Sigl and Barbara Kollerits and Nenad Friedrich Ivan Kostanjsek and Gerold Stucki},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={24},
  pages={139-144}
}
The most frequently used instruments for health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with osteoporosis are the Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (QUALEFFO-41) and the Osteoporosis Assessment Questionnaire (OPAQ 2.0 and OPAQ SV). Since HRQL- and International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)-based approaches have both strengths and weaknesses, it is expected that they will be used simultaneously in clinical practice and… CONTINUE READING

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