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Quality of life in patients with vertebral fractures: validation of the Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (QUALEFFO). Working Party for Quality of Life of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis.

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Vertebral fractures may be minor or lead to pain, decreased physical function, immobility, social isolation and depression, which together contribute to quality of life. A Working Party of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis has developed a specific questionnaire for patients with vertebral fractures. This questionnaire, QUALEFFO, includes questions in the domains pain, physical function, social function, general health perception and mental function. QUALEFFO was validated in a multicen...

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10.1007/s001980050210

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
150-160
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:63ddec32-7ee2-4f07-96d1-3ede94c29bc0
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126013
Local pid:
pubs:126013

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