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Impact of prevalent fractures on quality of life: baseline results from the global longitudinal study of osteoporosis in women.

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To examine several dimensions of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in postmenopausal women who report previous fractures, and to provide perspective by comparing these findings with those in other chronic conditions (diabetes, arthritis, lung disease).Fractures are a major cause of morbidity among older women. Few studies have examined HRQL in women who have had prior fractures and the effect of prior fracture location on HRQL. In this observational study of 57,141 postmenopausal women ag...

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10.4065/mcp.2010.0082

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Adachi, JD More by this author
Gehlbach, S More by this author
Anderson, FA More by this author
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Journal:
Mayo Clinic proceedings
Volume:
85
Issue:
9
Pages:
806-813
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1942-5546
ISSN:
0025-6196
URN:
uuid:adcfab40-d14e-4bc9-a71b-c0b7eed5a410
Source identifiers:
108097
Local pid:
pubs:108097

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