Overdiagnosis of osteoporosis: fact or fallacy?

  title={Overdiagnosis of osteoporosis: fact or fallacy?},
  author={Juliet Compston},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
In their paper in the British Medical Journal, BOverdiagnosis of bone fragility in the quest to prevent hip fracture^, Järvinen et al. claim that there is inadequate evidence to support current pharmacological approaches to the prevention of hip fracture [1]. They state, correctly, that the vast majority of hip fractures follow a fall but fail to recognize the obvious connection between the consequence of a fall and bone strength. With the use of selective and misleading presentation of… CONTINUE READING
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