Multlfactorial Assessment af Risk of falling in 753 Post-Menopausal women: A multicenter Cross-Sectional study by the italian group for the Study of metabolic bone Diseases

Giulia Letizia Mauro, Giovanni Iolascon, Antimo Moretti, Dario Calafiore, Alessandro De Sire, Giuseppina Resmini, Carlo Cisari, Silvia Migliaccio, Stefano Gonnelli, Ranuccio Nuti, Maria Grazia Benedetti

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Abstract

Objective: to assess physical perfomance, number of falls, previous fragility fractures, and ongoing pharmacological therapy in a cohort of post menopausal women, according to their risk of falling.Methods: in this multicenter crosssectional study, we recruited in a 3 years period, women aged >60 years referred to seven osteoporis and bone metabolism outpatient services of the Italian Group for the Study of Metabolic Bone Diseas.Results: we analized 753 women.Conslusion: physical perfomance, prevalence of falls and fragility fractures, and an assessment of pharmacological therapy should be investigated in post menopausal women because of their significant correlation with risk of falling.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1077-1084
Numero di pagine8
RivistaClinical Interventions in Aging
Volume15
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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