The Bone and Mineral Manual, Second Edition: A Practical Guide

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9780120885695: The Bone and Mineral Manual, Second Edition: A Practical Guide

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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This new edition includes material that downloads onto a PDA at the stroke of a key.

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By 2020, half of all Americans over 50 will be at risk for fractures from osteoporosis and low bone mass if immediate action is not taken. According to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General, 10 million Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis while another 34 million are at risk for developing osteoporosis. Paget's disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, and other bone and mineral disorders are less common but can be even more devastating to their victims leading to a downward spiral in physical health and quality of life. Medical practitioners need quick access to information on these disorders in order to help patients and their families. The Bone and Mineral Manual, 2e is designed specifically for this purpose.
Key Features
* Includes downloadable material for PDAs
* Ideal for practicing physicians, residents, and students
* Addresses problems likely to be seen at all ages from pre-term infant to the centenarian
* Provides quick reference of current bone and mineral metabolism methods
* Presents information in a concise format rather than lengthy text
* Enables immediate diagnosis and treatment of bone and mineral disorders
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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Michael Kleerekoper (Editor), Ethel S. Siris (Editor), Michael McClung (Editor)
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ISBN 10: 0120885697 ISBN 13: 9780120885695
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