The Bone and Mineral Manual: A Practical Guide / Edition 2

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Overview

By 2020, half of all Americans over 50 will be at risk for fractures from osteoporosis and low bone mass if immediate action is not taken. According to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General, 10 million Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis while another 34 million are at risk for developing osteoporosis. Paget's disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, and other bone and mineral disorders are less common but can be even more devastating to their victims leading to a downward spiral in physical health and quality of life. Medical practitioners need quick access to information on these disorders in order to help patients and their families. The Bone and Mineral Manual, 2e is designed specifically for this purpose.

Key Features
• Includes downloadable material for PDAs
• Ideal for practicing physicians, residents, and students
• Addresses problems likely to be seen at all ages from pre-term infant to the centenarian
• Provides quick reference of current bone and mineral metabolism methods
• Presents information in a concise format rather than lengthy text
• Enables immediate diagnosis and treatment of bone and mineral disorders

Praise for the first edition:
"This is a welcome addition to the quick and easy reference material for a busy clinician. It is particularly useful as the editors cover the newest advances in this rapidly changing field and they also give an authoritative overview of less common diseases."
DOODY'S PUBLISHING REVIEWS (2000)

Audience: Endocrinologists, bone and mineral specialists, and nephrologists.

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Editorial Reviews

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Praise for the first edition:
"This is a welcome addition to the quick and easy reference material for a busy clinician. It is particularly useful as the editors cover the newest advances in this rapidly changing field, and they also give an authoritative overview of less common diseases."
--DOODY'S PUBLISHING REVIEWS (2000)
Tamara Vokes
This manual is intended to be a quick and easy reference for practical handling of both simple and unusual clinical disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. There is very little background material; instead the focus is on practical aspects of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, laboratory and radiological evaluation, and treatment approach. "This book is intended for use in patient care, where a busy clinician is often unable to search through larger textbooks or original reports. The main aspects of various diseases and their treatments are presented concisely, often given as an outline, rather than detailed description. Since the field of bone and mineral metabolism has been changing and developing rapidly, it is difficult for many clinicians who see patients with these disorders only occasionally to keep up with the newest advances in the field. Therefore, it is useful to have this easy to read source where new data are critically evaluated and presented in a practically applicable format. "Although intended for primary care physicians, this book is also useful to the busy specialist for whom this field is not the primary area of specialty focus (internists, endocrinologists, orthopedists, etc.). It would also be of value to medical students and residents, particularly when they are presented with acute clinical situations where timely initiation of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic action is of importance. It is useful to readers who have at least some understanding of the subject, but not as primary instructional material for those who are not familiar with pathophysiology and basic clinical information. The contributors are experts in their respectivefields and present clear, practical guidelines even for controversial areas. "Clinical problems seen in all ages are addressed — from infant to geriatric patient. Rare problems are discussed (inherited diseases, juvenile osteoporosis, and disorders associated with high bone mass), and common disorders are covered in more detail (osteoporosis, osteomalacia). The indications and utility of various diagnostic procedures are reviewed, including bone biopsy. The section on use of bone markers is particularly good because an important but controversial subject is clarified. In contrast, the chapter on pharmacological therapy of osteoporosis has a good listing of different agents but lacks a critical comparison of different therapies. Such a discussion might help a reader in a dilemma commonly encountered in clinical practice: deciding which of several currently available agents would be best suited for a given patient. "This is a welcome addition to the quick and easy reference material for a busy clinician. It is particularly useful as the editors cover the newest advances in this rapidly changing field, and they also give an authoritative overview of less common diseases. For a more detailed review of the same topics the reader is referred to Favus' Primer on the Metabolic Bone Disease and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism published by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Tamara j Vokes, MD (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This manual is intended to be a quick and easy reference for practical handling of both simple and unusual clinical disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. There is very little background material; instead the focus is on practical aspects of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, laboratory and radiological evaluation, and treatment approach.
Purpose: This book is intended for use in patient care, where a busy clinician is often unable to search through larger textbooks or original reports. The main aspects of various diseases and their treatments are presented concisely, often given as an outline, rather than detailed description. Since the field of bone and mineral metabolism has been changing and developing rapidly, it is difficult for many clinicians who see patients with these disorders only occasionally to keep up with the newest advances in the field. Therefore, it is useful to have this easy to read source where new data are critically evaluated and presented in a practically applicable format.
Audience: Although intended for primary care physicians, this book is also useful to the busy specialist for whom this field is not the primary area of specialty focus (internists, endocrinologists, orthopedists, etc.). It would also be of value to medical students and residents, particularly when they are presented with acute clinical situations where timely initiation of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic action is of importance. It is useful to readers who have at least some understanding of the subject, but not as primary instructional material for those who are not familiar with pathophysiology and basic clinical information. The contributors are experts in their respective fields and present clear, practical guidelines even for controversial areas.
Features: Clinical problems seen in all ages are addressed — from infant to geriatric patient. Rare problems are discussed (inherited diseases, juvenile osteoporosis, and disorders associated with high bone mass), and common disorders are covered in more detail (osteoporosis, osteomalacia). The indications and utility of various diagnostic procedures are reviewed, including bone biopsy. The section on use of bone markers is particularly good because an important but controversial subject is clarified. In contrast, the chapter on pharmacological therapy of osteoporosis has a good listing of different agents but lacks a critical comparison of different therapies. Such a discussion might help a reader in a dilemma commonly encountered in clinical practice: deciding which of several currently available agents would be best suited for a given patient.
Assessment: This is a welcome addition to the quick and easy reference material for a busy clinician. It is particularly useful as the editors cover the newest advances in this rapidly changing field, and they also give an authoritative overview of less common diseases. For a more detailed review of the same topics the reader is referred to Favus' Primer on the Metabolic Bone Disease and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism published by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780120885695
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/25/2005
  • Edition description: PDA Download Access Code
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Ethel S. Siris, MD, is the Madeline C. Stabile Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, and the Director of the Toni Stabile Osteoporosis Center of the Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, all in New York, New York. She is a graduate of Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. An endocrinologist, she works as a clinician, as a clinical investigator and as a medical educator, all in the area of metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. In her career she has participated in research activities with bisphosphonates, selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMS) and RANKL inhibitors. Dr. Siris served as the Medical Director of NORA, the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment, a public health initiative and longitudinal study of osteoporosis that included over 200,000 postmenopausal women in the US. Most recently her research activity has focused both on risk factors for osteoporosis and treatment adherence with osteoporosis medications.

Dr. Siris is the immediate past president of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of both the National Osteoporosis Foundation in the US and the International Osteoporosis Foundation. She is also a member and former vice chair of the Board of Directors of the Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders. She has previously served on the Council of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and on the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of the US Food and Drug Administration. She has published widely in the medical literature and is co-editor of the book, The Bone and Mineral Manual. Dr. Siris has been interviewed frequently on both television and radio and is often quoted in print media regarding osteoporosis.

Dr. Michael McClung is the founding director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center. He graduated from Rice University in Houston and from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After his training in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, he completed a fellowship in Endocrinology at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He then joined the faculty at the Oregon Health Sciences University, where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine. At OHSU, he founded a clinic devoted to the care of patients with disorders of bone and calcium metabolism that eventually grew into the Oregon Osteoporosis Center. In 1987, Dr. McClung joined the Department of Medical Education at Providence Medical Center where he is actively involved in the training of young physicians. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism, and is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinologists and the American College of Physicians.

Dr. McClung is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of osteoporosis and bone density testing. His Center has been involved in many of the important clinical studies that resulted in the availability of the medications now used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. He has published more than 200 papers and book chapters, is co-editor of a book for clinicians about disorders of bone and mineral metabolism and is a member of the editorial boards for several journals in his field.

Dr. McClung is widely known as an educator, translating clinical research information into practical strategies of evaluation and treatment for other physicians. He is an active member of multiple international societies focusing on bone diseases and their treatment. He serves as a member of the Council of Scientific Advisors for the International Osteoporosis Foundation, on the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, and as a medical advisor for the Paget Foundation. He was a member of the World Health Organization Fracture Risk Task Force that led to the development of the FRAX® tool. He is a member of the global advisory boards for multiple companies and organizations. He has served on the Endocrinology and Metabolism Advisory Committee of the FDA and has participated in the development of evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of osteoporosis for several national and international societies.

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Table of Contents

1. Indications for Bone Mass Measurement
2. A Practical Guide to Bone Densitometry
3. Laboratory Analyses Useful in the Diagnosis of Bone and Calcium Metabolic Disorders
4. Biochemical Markers of Bone Remodeling
5. Skeletal Imaging: Radiographs, CT, MRI
6. Scintigraphy
7. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia in Neonates
8. Preterm Infants with Fractures
9. Rickets
10. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
11. Juvenile Osteoporosis
12. Fibrous Dysplasia
13. Optimizing Peak Bone Mass
14. Bone Disorders Associated with Primary or Secondary Amenorrhea
15. Nephrolithiasis
16. Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Tramatic Brain Injury
17. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
18. Evaluation of the Patient with Low Bone Density
19. Calcium and Vitamin D
20. Pharmacologic Therapy
21. Nonpharmacalgic Prevention and Management of Falls and Fractures
22. Osteoporosis in Men
23. Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
24. Organ Transplantation
25. Paget’s Disease
26. Renal Bone Diseases
27. Metastatic Bone Disease
28. Osteomalacia
29. High Bone Mass
30. Hypercalcemia
31. Primary Hyperparathyroidism
32. Hypocalcemia
33. Phosporous and Magnesium
34. Principles of Patient and Family Education and Support
35. Resources for Education and Support
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