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This concise, user-friendly manual delivers practical and up-to-date guidance on a variety of timely issues in osteoporosis. Easily fitting into your lab coat pocket, you can consult this handy resource every day, for the latest advances in your field!
• places special emphasis on new drug therapies.
• includes "Key Points" sections summarizing important areas of diagnosis and management.
• features many tables, charts, bulleted lists, algorithms, and figures, making information accessible and easy to grasp.
• uses an attractive color format for increased readability.
|1||Epidemiology of osteoporosis||1|
|2||Genetics of osteoporosis||7|
|3||Risk factors for osteoporosis fractures||15|
|4||Diagnosis of osteoporosis||25|
|5||Evaluation of the patient with low bone mass or fragility fracture||35|
|6||Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis : nonpharmacologic||45|
|7||Treatment of osteoporosis : pharmacologic||71|
|8||Monitoring osteoporosis therapy||111|
|9||Treatment after fragility fractures||123|
|11||Osteoporosis in men||143|
|12||Patient education materials||151|