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The Year in Osteoporosis Volume 2

K. Åkesson JD Adachi; AD Woolf

Oxford : Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd 2006

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  • Title:
    The Year in Osteoporosis Volume 2
  • Author: K. Åkesson
  • JD Adachi; AD Woolf
  • Subjects: Bones -- Diseases -- Prevention; Bones -- Diseases; Osteoporosis -- Popular works; Osteoporosis; Electronic books
  • Contents: Contents; Editors and Contributors; Preface; Part I: Epidemiology and pathophysiology; 1. Impact of the condition; 2. Risk factors for osteoporosis and fracture; 3. Pathophysiology of osteoporosis; 4. Genetics of osteoporosis; 5. Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis; 6. Secondary osteoporosis; Part II: Bone mass and measurement; 7. Quantitative ultrasound measurements and fracture risk: a review; 8. Update on the role of biochemical markers in the management of osteoporosis; 9. Bone quality; Part III: Management and prevention; 10: Falls: epidemiological aspects and prevention
    11. Diet and osteoporosis with specific reference to calcium and vitamin D12. Physical activity and osteoporosis; 13.Management of osteoporosis: HRT; SERMs; 14. Management of osteoporosis: bisphosphonates; 15. Strontium and parathyroid hormone; Part IV: Therapeutic issues; 16. How to identify therapeutic targets-from the bench to the bedside; 17. Preventing fractures in the very elderly; Abbreviations; Index of papers reviewed; General index
    Osteoporosis has been the subject of a rapid growth in research over the past twenty years. Papers describing recent advances are published in a wide range of journals, reflecting the diversity of clinical and research specialties that are concerned with this disease. The editors of this volume have brought together a multi-disciplinary team to select and critically appraise the important publications of the past eighteen months. Many journals have been scanned to provide the collection of key papers which are evaluated and linked in this book, giving the interested clinician a single volume t ;Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd
  • Creation Date: 2006
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (364 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-79079-6;ISBN9786611790790;ISBN1-84692-561-4
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 476194114
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913733076402931

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