Health-related quality of life in older people with osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{AlSari2016HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in older people with osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Usama A Z Al-Sari and Jon H. Tobias and E M Clark},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={2891-2900}
}
Health-related quality of life in osteoporotic patients with vertebral fracture is of increasing interest, but relevant studies have yielded debatable results. This systematic review and meta-analysis of 16 observational studies demonstrate a clear association between physical health status and presence of vertebral fracture after accounting for age. This meta-analysis was conducted to identify if there are any differences between physical and/or mental health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in… CONTINUE READING
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