Author's reply to criticism of study on benzodiazepines and risk of hip fracture

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7315.752/a (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:752
  1. Nicholas Moore (nicholas.moore@pharmaco.u-bordeaux2.fr), professor of clinical pharmacology
  1. Université Victor segalen-Bordeaux2, Bordeaux, France

    EDITOR—Sgadari et al's letter1 commented on the study that I and several others carried out to see whether benzodiazepines are associated with an increased risk of hip fracture.2 We found that they are not.

    In their large case-control study of 9752 patients with hip fractures compared with 38 564 controls, …

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