Long-term effects of functional impairment on fracture risk and mortality in postmenopausal women


Type
Article
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Authors
Poole, KES 
Abstract

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.

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Keywords
Aging, Fracture risk, Functional capacity, Mortality, Muscle strength, Bone Density, Female, Finland, Follow-Up Studies, Hand Strength, Health Status Indicators, Hip Fractures, Humans, Incidence, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Middle Aged, Muscle Strength, Osteoporotic Fractures, Postmenopause, Postural Balance, Prognosis, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors
Journal Title
Osteoporosis International
Conference Name
Journal ISSN
1433-2965
1433-2965
Volume Title
29
Publisher
Springer Nature
Sponsorship
Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) (#9313)
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) (146281)
Sigrid Juselius foundation and North Savo Regional Fund of the Finnish Cultural Foundation. Cambridge NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.