Managing patients with complications of osteoporosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article reviews the impact of osteoporosis on quality of life. It defines specific impairments and suggests how best to minimize the impact of osteoporosis on patients' daily lives. Specific issues such as a spinal deformity, limitations on activities of daily living, pain, functionality, social impairment, self esteem, and depression also are addressed. Finally, a multidisciplinary team approach to osteoporosis is advocated.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gold, DT; Shipp, KM; Lyles, KW

Published Date

  • June 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 485 - 496

PubMed ID

  • 9669151

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-8529

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0889-8529(05)70018-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States