Labs Recommended after Fragility Fracture

  • Calcium (corrected- see formula below*)
  • Albumin
  • TSH
  • Liver Function
  • Kidney function (creatinine clearance)


  • PTH level –  recommend if:
    • Patient has elevated calcium
    • If they have fragility fracture after being on bisphosphonate at least one year (defined as treatment failure) and candidate for Forteo


*(Corrected Calcium Level= Total Calcium + 0.8 x (4.0 – Albumin Level)) mg/dL