To the top

Page Manager: Webmaster
Last update: 9/11/2012 3:13 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

A painful, never ending s… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden Till startsida
To content Read more about how we use cookies on

A painful, never ending story: older women's experiences of living with an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture.

Journal article
Authors Hilda K Svensson
Elisabeth Hansson-Olofsson
Jón Karlsson
Tommy H. Hansson
Lars-Eric Olsson
Published in Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume 27
Issue 5
Pages 1729-36
ISSN 1433-2965
Publication year 2016
Published at University of Gothenburg Centre for person-centred care (GPCC)
Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Orthopaedics
Pages 1729-36
Language en
Subject categories Orthopedics


Vertebral compression fractures (VCF) cause pain and decreased physical ability, with no known well-established treatment. The aim of this study was to illuminate the experience of living with a VCF. The results show that fear and concerns are a major part of daily life. The women's initial contact with health-care providers should focus on making them feel acknowledged by offering person-centered and tailored support.

Page Manager: Webmaster|Last update: 9/11/2012

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?