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The Management of Common Metabolic Bone Disorders

The Management of Common Metabolic Bone Disorders

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  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511890628

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  • This concise practical guide deals with the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of all the common metabolic bone diseases and disorders of calcium metabolism. All the most common diseases are covered including osteoporosis, osteomalacia, Paget's disease, hypercalcaemia and hypocalcaemia, and the volume concludes with a brief look at some of the rarer conditions which might occasionally be encountered. The book summarises briefly the most recent advances in the understanding of the aetiology of these diseases and provides useful and practical guidance on new and established treatment regimes. The volume will be a valuable source of guidance for the many physicians, based in hospitals and general practice, who encounter patients with these diseases. The volume will appeal broadly to consultants and senior registrars in general medicine, geriatric medicine, rheumatology and endocrinology, and to general practitioners.

    • Covers all the common bone diseases
    • Suitable for non-specialists
    • Concise and practical
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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511890628
    • contains: 27 b/w illus. 15 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. The pathogenesis and investigation of metabolic bone disease
    2. Osteoporosis
    3. Osteomalacia
    4. Paget's disease
    5. The hypercalcaemic patient
    6. The hypocalcaemic patient
    7. Rare bone disorders presenting as fractures

  • Authors

    Gordon Campbell, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

    Juliet Compston, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

    Adrian Crisp, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

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