What happens to hip fracture patients in placebo-controlled trials for osteoporosis?

  • Albert Jan De Weerd

Abstract

Hip fracture patients are removed from the trials and treated by their own private doctors, hopefully also for osteoporosis. One will never see any hip fracture mortality figures in any placebo controlled osteoporosis trial.1–6

Author Biography

Albert Jan De Weerd
MBChB, MMed (O et G)(UOVS) Private Practitioner Pretoria East Hospital
Published
2011-05-26
Section
Letter