The Bone and Mineral Manual

The Bone and Mineral Manual : A Practical Guide

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The Bone and Mineral Manual 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 information in a succinct format that allows practitioners to find the answers they need quickly and easily--even while the patient encouter is still in progress. This practical guide will become a frequent companion of endocriniologists, bone and mineral specialists, and nephrologists.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 215.9 x 269.7 x 21.6mm | 228.92g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • tabs.
  • 0124126502
  • 9780124126503

Table of contents

Neonates and Children: W. Koo, Neonatal Hypocalcemia; Preterm Infants with Fractures and Rickets; Rickets. J. Shapiro, R. Slayton, and P. Sponsellor, A Clinical Approach to Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Adolescents: R. Tsang and J. Prada, Juvenile Osteoporosis; Pubertal Problems Affecting the Skeleton. F. Kaplan, Fibrous Dysplasia. Young Adults: A. Klibanski and K. Miller, Secondary Amenorrhea. E. Orwoll, Osteoporosis in Men. Pregnancy and Lactation in Women With Known Bone/Mineral Diseases. M. Favus, Nephrolithiasis. V. Matkovic, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. Diagnostic Procedures: D. Nelson and M. Kleerekoper, A Practical Guide to Bone Densitometry. D. Nelson and M. Kleerekoper, Indications for Bone Mass Measurement. H. Heath, Laboratory Analyses Useful in Diagnosis of Bone and Calcium Metabolic Disorders. M. Kleerekoper, Biochemical Markers of Bone Remodeling. H. Genant, Skeletal Radiology. I. Fogelman, Scintography. R. Recker, Bone Biopsy, Pathology, Malignancy. Prevention/Bone Loss: M. Luckey, Prevention/Bone Loss. S. Greenspan, Prevention of Fractures in Patients with Low Bone Mass. M. Kleerekoper and E. Siris, Evaluation of Osteoporosis. N. Watts, General Approaches/Pharmacology. N. Watts, General Approaches/Pharmacology. M. McClung, Nonpharmacologic Approaches. Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis: B. Lukert, Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis. M. Whyte, High Bone Mass. J. Haddad, Osteomalacia. Hypercalcemia: L. Mallette, The Non-Parathyroid Chronic Hypercalcemias. J. Bilezikian, Primary Hyperparathyroidism. B. Gagel, Bone Metastasis. F. Singer, Hypocalcemia. E. Siris, Paget's Disease. J. Coburn, The Renal Osteodystrophies Types and Classification. E. Shane, Osteoporosis After Organ Transplantation. B. McClung, Patient and Family Education Support Groups (MM). Appendix. Subject Index.
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"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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