Osteoporosis: A Guide for Health-Care Professionals

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Osteoporosis, which affects one in three women and one in twelve men, is no longer seen as an inevitable consequence of ageing aggravated by the menopause. This book explains the significant advances in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis. Beginning with clear descriptions of the pathogenesis of osteoporosis and secondary osteoporosis, and the development of fractures, the book emphasizes the importance of prevention as well as treatment of this disease. There is a chapter on the beneficial effects of good ...

Osteoporosis: A Guide for Health-Care Professionals 2006, Wiley, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780470019672

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