The Bone and Mineral Manual

The Bone and Mineral Manual : A Practical Guide

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This new edition includes material that can easily be downloaded to a PDA. Quick and easy to use for clinicians at the touch of a key, this title further incorporates the most up-to-date laboratory methods, techniques, and approaches for designing strategies and investigating the pathophysiology of bone and mineral metabolism. It presents current information in a succinct format that allows practitioners to find answers without delay or difficulty. It brings together up-to-date bone and mineral metabolism methods in one easily, accessible volume and provides a quick reference for bone and mineral disorders. It addresses problems likely to be seen at all ages, from the pre-term infant to the centenarian. It is ideal for practicing physicians, residents, medical students, and researchers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 16mm | 299.38g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0120885697
  • 9780120885695

Review quote

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)
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Table of contents

Part One: Diagnostic Procedures

Chapter 1: Indications for Bone Mass Measurement

Chapter 2: A Practical Guide to Bone Densitometry

Chapter 3: Laboratory Analyses Useful in the Diagnosis of Bone and Calcium Metabolic Disorders

Chapter 4: Biochemical Markers of Bone Remodeling

Chapter 5: Skeletal Imaging: Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Chapter 6: Scintigraphy

Part Two: Clinical Disorders

Chapter 7: Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia in Neonates

Chapter 8: Preterm Infants with Fractures

Chapter 9: Rickets

Chapter 10: Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Chapter 11: Juvenile Osteoporosis

Chapter 12: Fibrous Dysplasia

Chapter 13: Optimizing Peak Bone Mass

Chapter 14: Bone Disorders Associated with Primary or Secondary Amenorrhea

Chapter 15: Nephrolithiasis

Chapter 16: Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 17: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Chapter 18: Evaluation of the Patient with Low Bone Density

Chapter 19: Calcium and Vitamin D

Chapter 20: Pharmacologic Therapy

Chapter 21: Nonpharmacologic Prevention and Management of Falls and Fractures

Chapter 22: Osteoporosis in Men

Chapter 23: Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis

Chapter 24: Organ Transplantation

Chapter 25: Paget's Disease of Bone

Chapter 26: Renal Bone Diseases

Chapter 27: Metastatic Bone Disease

Chapter 28: Osteomalacia

Chapter 29: High Bone Mass

Chapter 30: Hypercalcemia

Chapter 31: Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Chapter 32: Hypocalcemia

Chapter 33: Phosphorus and Magnesium

Part Three: Patient and Family Education and Support

Chapter 34: Principles of Patient and Family Education and Support

Chapter 35: Resources for Education and Support

Index
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Review Text

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) 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)
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