Decreased physical health-related quality of life—a persisting state for older women with clinical vertebral fracture

@article{Johansson2019DecreasedPH,
  title={Decreased physical health-related quality of life—a persisting state for older women with clinical vertebral fracture},
  author={Lars-{\AA}ke Johansson and H K Svensson and J. Karlsson and L.-E. Olsson and Dan Mellstr{\"o}m and Mattias Lorentzon and Daniel Sundh},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-11}
}
In a population-based study of older Swedish women, we investigated if clinical vertebral fracture was associated with lower health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and determined whether the association remained over time. Clinical vertebral fracture was associated with lower HRQoL and the effect persisted for up to 18.9 years. Vertebral fractures are often associated with back pain and reduced physical function, which might result in isolation and depression. As a result, women with vertebral… CONTINUE READING

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