Factors in secondary prevention subsequent to distal radius fracture : Focus on physical function, co-morbidity, bone mineral density and health-related quality of life

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Nordvall, Helena;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering
  • Subject: distal radius fracture | bone mineral density (BMD) | functional tests | mortality | morbidity | the SF-36 | fall diary | Physiotherapy | Sjukgymnastik/fysioterapi

In Sweden approximately 25000 distal radius fractures occur annually, which is 37 % of all fractures related to osteoporosis. In this thesis, risk factors for osteoporosis, bone mineral density (BMD) and health-related quality of life (the SF-36) were compared in patien... View more
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