Long-term effects of functional impairment on fracture risk and mortality in postmenopausal women
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Poole, K. (2018). Long-term effects of functional impairment on fracture risk and mortality in postmenopausal women. Osteoporosis International, 29 (9), 2111-2120. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-018-4588-4
Functional impairment is associated with the risk of fall, which is the leading cause of hip fracture. We aimed to determine how clinical assessments of functional impairment predict long-term hip fracture and mortality.
Sigrid Juselius foundation and North Savo Regional Fund of the Finnish Cultural Foundation. Cambridge NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.
Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) (#9313)
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) (146281)
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-018-4588-4
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/291481