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Finding ways forward with pain as a fellow traveler. Older women’s experience of living with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures and back pain


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Title: Finding ways forward with pain as a fellow traveler. Older women’s experience of living with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures and back pain
Authors: Svensson, Hilda
E-mail: hilda.svensson@gu.se
Issue Date: 12-Apr-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Svensson, H. K. Olsson, L-E. Karlsson, J. Hansson-Olofsson, E. Hansson, T. Rydberg Sterner, T. Alhner, F. Hörder, H. Skoog, I. & Falk, H. (2018). Physical function, functional ability, sense of coherence, and health-related quality of life in 70-year old women living with intense long-term back pain - a population study of the 1944 cohort. [Submitted]

II. Johansson, L*. Svensson, H. K*., Karlsson, J., Olsson, L-E., Mellström, D., Lorentzon, M & Sundh, D. Decreased physical health-related quality of life - a persisting state for older women living with clinical vertebral compression fracture. * Contributed equally. [In manuscript]

III. Svensson H. K., Olsson L-E., Karlsson J., Hansson, T & Hansson-Olofsson, E. (2017) The effects of person-centered or other supportive interventions in older women with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures - a systematic review of the literature. Osteoporosis International, 28(9), 2521-2540.
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IV. Svensson, H. K., Olofsson, E. H., Karlsson, J., Hansson, T., & Olsson, L. E. (2016). A painful, never ending story: older women’s experiences of living with an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture. Osteoporosis International, 27(5), 1729-1736.
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Date of Defence: 2018-05-04
Disputation: Fredag den 4 maj 2018, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: older women
back pain
vertebral compression fracture
osteoporosis
degenerative disc disorder
health-related quality of life
transition
Abstract: In a globally aging population, the number of older people living with physical disabilities due to persisting conditions will increase. Within the population of older women, two common conditions leading to long-term back pain are degenerative disc disorder and osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures, with subsequent poorer health-related quality of life and reduced well-being. The aim of this thesis was to achieve a comprehensive understanding of older women’s experience of living with os... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0465-4 (printed)
978-91-629-0465-4 (E-publication)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55627
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