Is health-related quality of life associated with the risk of low-energy wrist fracture: a case-control study

BACKGROUND Some risk factors for low-energy wrist fracture have been identified. However, self-reported measures such as health-related quality of life (HRQOL) have not been examined as potential risk factors for wrist fracture. The aims of this study were to compare HRQOL prior to a low-energy wrist fracture in elderly patients (>or= 50 years) with HRQOL… CONTINUE READING