Prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal disorders in elderly Brazilians: a systematic review of the literature Full Text
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 05/31/2012
Miranda VS et al. – Despite the growth of the elderly population worldwide, high–quality research on the burden of chronic musculoskeletal disorders in the elderly is still scarce. Future healthcare research focusing on this age group should be a priority in developing countries since their public healthcare systems are not yet fully prepared to accommodate the needs of an aging population.