Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, May 19th, 2006
"Health-related quality of life (HRQL) is an important consideration in the management of patients with vertebral fractures," wrote investigators in Canada. "The purpose of this study was to examine patient-related factors that contribute to HRQL after vertebral fractures, including co-morbidities, medications, fracture history, family disease history, demographics, exercise, education and living environment."
A. Papaioannou and colleagues of McMaster University in Hamilton explained, "A total of 1,129 post-menopausal women (mean age...
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