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titolo Osteoporosis
sottotitolo Best Practice and Research Compendium
autori ,
argomenti Medicina Reumatologia Osteoporosi
Medicina Reumatologia
formato Libro
pagine 200
pubblicazione 2006
ISBN 9780080446851
69,00 65,55 (-5%)
This prestigious text offers the most up-to-date advice on the identification and management of osteoporosis. Derived from the highly acclaimed journals "Best Practice and Research - Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism" and "Best Practice and Research - Rheumatology" this fully updated volume provides a logical progression through definition, diagnosis, epidemiology, as well as the latest advice on disease prevention, treatment and screening. Fully illustrated throughout, the book draws upon the expertise of some of the world's leading experts in the field, providing a publication that gives a truly international perspective to the management of osteoporosis. Key features include: full reference to the latest clinical research; new chapters on risk assessment and the cost-effectiveness of interventions for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis; cochrane reviews, when relevant; the provision of boxed and bulleted research agenda and practice points; and, reference to national and international guidelines. Also suitable for biochemists and other research scientists, "Best Practice and Research Compendium: Osteoporosis" comprises a comprehensive review of the leading practice and research to date, helping ensure that the specialist has all the most essential information about osteoporosis readily to hand.

Indice testuale

Epidemiology of osteoporosis Fractures in the elderly: epidemiology and demography Pathogenesis of osteoporosis Prenatal and childhood influences on osteoporosis Corticosteroid osteoporosis Lower peak bone mass and its decline The role of bone turnover markers and risk factors in the assessment of osteoporosis and fracture risk The use of bone densitometry in clinical practice Role of biochemical markers in the management of osteoporosis Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Osteoporosis in men Osteoporosis in childhood diseases: prevention and therapy Post-menopausal osteoporosis How to prevent fractures in the individual with osteoporosis Non-pharmacological interventions Phyto-oestrogens Oestrogen and selective receptor modulators (SERMS): current roles in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Role of bisphosphonates and calcitonin in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Biologic therapies in osteoporosis Anabolic bone binding treatment [PTH] analogues and strontium Cost utility of treatment of osteoporosis Risk assessment in osteoporosis Future methods in the assessment of bone mass and structure

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