Does vitamin D stop inpatients falling? A randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND Vitamin D deficiency is common in older people and may increase risk of falls and fracture. Hospital inpatients are at particular risk of falling. Previous studies suggest that vitamin D improves neuromuscular function and reduces falls. OBJECTIVE To determine whether routine supplementation with vitamin D plus calcium reduces numbers of… (More)

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@article{Burleigh2007DoesVD, title={Does vitamin D stop inpatients falling? A randomised controlled trial.}, author={Elizabeth Burleigh and J. Mccoll and Jan Potter}, journal={Age and ageing}, year={2007}, volume={36 5}, pages={507-13} }