Jurisson, M., Pisarev, H., Kanis, J., Borgstrom, F., Svedbom, A., Kallikorm, R., Lember, M. & Uusküla, A. (2016). Quality of life, resource use, and costs related to hip fracture in Estonia. Osteoporosis International,27(8), 2555-2566. United Kingdom: Springer London. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-016-3544-4
We assessed the impact of hip fracture on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and costs in Estonia. The mean 18-month HRQoL loss in quality adjusted life years (QALY) was estimated at 0.31, and the average cumulative cost from a societal perspective was 8146 euros per hip fracture patient.
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