Impact of prevalent fractures on quality of life: baseline results from the global longitudinal study of osteoporosis in women
Adachi, Jonathan D × Adami, Silvano Gehlbach, Stephen Anderson, Frederick A Boonen, Steven Chapurlat, Roland D Compston, Juliet E Cooper, Cyrus Delmas, Pierre Díez-Pérez, Adolfo Greenspan, Susan L Hooven, Frederick H LaCroix, Andrea Z Lindsay, Robert Netelenbos, J Coen Wu, Olivia Pfeilschifter, Johannes Roux, Christian Saag, Kenneth G Sambrook, Philip N Silverman, Stuart Siris, Ethel S Nika, Grigor Watts, Nelson B GLOW Investigators #
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Mayo Clinic Proceedings vol:85 issue:9 pages:806-813
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).