Evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients candidate for spine and other musculoskeletal surgery

@article{Fontal2012EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients candidate for spine and other musculoskeletal surgery},
  author={Jos{\'e} Antonio Becerra Fontal and Joan Bag{\'o} Granell and Josep Garr{\'e} Olmo and Ram{\'o}n Roig Busquets and Francisco Peris Prats and Carlos Villanueva Leal},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={1002-1009}
}
Despite the high prevalence of musculoskeletal diseases, in Spain there are few data about how these conditions affect the quality of life of individuals. The objective of this study was to assess the quality of life (QOL) of patients candidate for orthopedic surgical treatment using an age–gender adjusted method of QOL scores. The SF-36 Health Survey was administered to 538 patients candidate for surgery between surgical treatment was classified in four groups (lumbar disease, cervical disease… CONTINUE READING

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