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Title Osteoporosis in older persons : advances in pathophysiology and therapeutic approaches / edited by Gustavo Duque, Douglas P. Kiel
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016
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Edition Second edition
Descript 1 online resource (xx, 282 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note 1. Biology of Bone -- 2. Aging and Bone -- 3. Calciotropic Hormones -- 4. The Muscle-Bone Connection -- 5. Sex Steroids and Aging Bone -- 6. Animal Models for Senile Osteoporosis -- 7. Senile Osteoporosis as a Geriatric Syndrome -- 8. Genetics of Osteoporosis in Older Age -- 9. Fracture Epidemiology in Individuals 75+ -- 10. Falls as a Geriatric Syndrome: Mechanisms and Risk Identification -- 11. Medical Treatment of Age Related Osteoporosis -- 12. Non Pharmacological Treatment and Prevention of Falls and Fractures -- 13. Fracture Liaison Services -- 14. Treatment of Osteoporosis in Long-Term Care -- 15. Fracture Care in the Elderly -- 16. The Orthogeriatrics Model of Care
This second edition brings together the latest information about the pathophysiology and new therapeutic alternatives for osteoporosis of advanced age. Written by highly recognised clinicians and basic scientists in the field of aging bone research, this book includes aspects of muscle and bone interaction focusing on the impact of age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) on the pathogenesis of falls and fractures in older persons. Osteoporosis in Older Persons- Advances in Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approach, Second Edition, aids the reader in understanding the mechanisms of senile osteoporosis with a practical approach to the treatment of its consequences. It is the perfect reference guide for geriatricians, gerontologists and bone biologists, as well as medical trainees
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Osteoporosis
Medicine & Public Health
Surgical Orthopedics
Geriatrics/Gerontology
Alt Author Duque, Gustavo, editor
Kiel, Douglas P., editor
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