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Development of the Qualeffo-31, an osteoporosis-specific quality-of-life questionnaire.

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: Vertebral deformities are a common consequence of osteoporosis and are known to decrease quality of life. The Qualeffo-41 is a quality-of-life questionnaire especially developed for measuring quality of life in patients with vertebral deformities. It consists of 41 questions arranged in five domains: pain, physical function, social function, general health perception, and mental function. The objectives of this study were: (1) to develop a shorter version of the Qualeffo-41 by r...

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10.1007/s00198-005-0024-7

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van Schoor, NM More by this author
Ostelo, RW More by this author
Leplège, A More by this author
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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:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
543-551
Publication date:
2006
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:7a9aaad3-3466-441b-83d7-eb502399e025
Source identifiers:
125613
Local pid:
pubs:125613

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