Osteoporosis: best practice & research compendium


Cooper, Cyrus and Woolf, Anthony (2006) Osteoporosis: best practice & research compendium, Oxford, UK, Elsevier, 200pp.

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Contents:
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

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 008044685 (paperback)
9780080446851 (paperback)
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Keywords: research, bone, osteoporosis
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 61015
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:43
Publisher: Elsevier
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/61015

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