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The Bone and Mineral Manual: A Practical Guide / Edition 1
     

The Bone and Mineral Manual: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Michael Kleerekoper, Ethel S. Siris, Michael McClung
 

ISBN-10: 0124126502

ISBN-13: 9780124126503

Pub. Date: 10/20/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Bone and mineral metabolism methods are currently scattered throughout literature, journals, and selected book chapters. The Bone and Mineral Manual is the first book to bring this information together in one easily-accessible volume. It incorporates the most up-to-date laboratory methods, techniques, and approaches used for designing strategies and investigating the

Overview

Bone and mineral metabolism methods are currently scattered throughout literature, journals, and selected book chapters. The Bone and Mineral Manual is the first book to bring this information together in one easily-accessible volume. It incorporates the most up-to-date laboratory methods, techniques, and approaches used for designing strategies and investigating the pathophysiology of bone and mineral metabolism. The information in each chapter is presented in bulleted lists, tables, and decision trees, which make it quick to locate and use. This manual is an important resource for endocrinologists, bone and mineral specialists, and nephrologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124126503
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
10/20/1998
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
173
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.85(d)

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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