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Osteoporosis: A Guide for Health-Care Professionals

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Februar 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Osteoporosis is a disorder characterized by compromised bone strength that predisposes to an increased risk of fracture. It has been estimated that one in three women and one in twelve men in the UK will experience an osteoporotic related fracture during their lifetime. Through a series of chapters this book offers a comprehensive overview of pathogenesis and management of osteoporosis. Each chapter is evidence based and factual and serves to provide a strong theoretical background to the subject matter. In addition, some chapters include clinical scenarios that demonstrate the pragmatic clinical approach to the care of the individual. Where appropriate, existing guidelines are included and summarized for the reader. This book will serve as an introduction to osteoporosis, and will help to develop existing knowledge. It will also be of value to those nurses who may seek answers to specific queries on certain aspects of osteoporosis.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface. Chapter 1: Pathogenesis of osteoporosis. Chapter 2: Secondary osteoporosis. Chapter 3: Osteoporosis and fractures. Chapter 4: Lifestyle factors and osteoporosis. Chapter 5: Diagnosis of osteoporosis. Chapter 6: Treatment of osteoporosis. Chapter 7: Service provision. Index.

Portrait

Anne Sutcliffe, Osteoporosis Specialist Nurse, UK

EAN: 9780470019672
ISBN: 0470019670
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 124 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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