Osteoporosis (Oxford American Rheumatology Library), 1st Edition

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Osteoporosis (Oxford American Rheumatology Library), 1st Edition

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2013

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The book distills the available information on osteoporosis into an easily comprehensible format that serves as a practical guide for busy clinicians.

Contents:
Definition & epidemiology -- Basic bone pathophysiology -- Bone densitometry -- Diagnosis -- Identifying patients at risk of fractures -- Non-pharmacologic management of osteopenia and osteoporosis -- Pharmacologic management of osteoporosis, part 1 -- Pharmacologic management of osteoporosis, part 2 -- Monitoring patients on treatment -- Vertebral augmentation procedures -- Corticosteroid-induced bone loss -- Primary hyperparathyroidism -- Premenopausal women -- Men -- Atypical femoral shaft fractures -- Osteonecrosis of the jaw -- Osteoporosis in children and adolescents.