High-dose versus low-dose ergocalciferol for correcting hypovitaminosis D after fragility hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract Background Hypovitaminosis D can be observed in most fragility hip fracture patients. However, measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) level is costly and may not be available in some centers. Without the baseline serum 25(OH)D level, the appropriate dose of vitamin D supplementation i...

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Main Authors: Atthakorn Jarusriwanna, Suchat Phusunti, Pojchong Chotiyarnwong, Aasis Unnanuntana
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-01-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-021-02023-1