Impact of Recent Fracture on Health‐Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women

  title={Impact of Recent Fracture on Health‐Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women},
  author={Susan K. Brenneman and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor and Shiva G. Sajjan and Leona E. Markson and Ethel S. Siris},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Research},
The effect of fractures other than hip and spine on HRQoL in younger and older women has not been extensively studied. In a cohort of 86,128 postmenopausal women, we found the impact of recent osteoporosis‐related fractures on HRQoL to be similar between women <65 compared with those ≥65 years of age. The impact of spine, hip, or rib fractures was greater than that of wrist fractures in both age groups. 
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    Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
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