The burden of osteoporotic hip fractures in Portugal: costs, health related quality of life and mortality

@article{Marques2015TheBO,
  title={The burden of osteoporotic hip fractures in Portugal: costs, health related quality of life and mortality},
  author={A. Marques and {\'O}scar D. Lourenço and Jos{\'e} Ant{\'o}nio Pereira da Silva},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={2623-2630}
}
The study rationale was to provide a detailed overview of the costs, quality of life and mortality of hip fractures in Portugal. Mean individual fracture-related costs were estimated at €13,434 [12,290; 14,576] for the first year and €5985 [4982; 7045] for the second year following the fracture. Osteoporotic fractures represent a remarkable burden to health care systems and societies worldwide, which will tend to increase as life expectancy expands and lifestyle changes favour osteoporosis. The… CONTINUE READING
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