Estimating the Long-Term Functional Burden of Osteoporosis-Related Fractures
Published in: Osteoporosis International [Epub June 2017]. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-4110-4
Posted on RAND.org on August 03, 2017
Although fractures are associated with short-term reductions in functional status, there is limited information on longer-term burden of fracture. This study documents evidence of an association between fractures and significant declines and functional health and activities that persist but attenuate beyond two years.