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Osteoporosis

Gavin Clunie (Editor), Richard Keen (Editor)

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Description

Despite advances in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in the last ten years, the condition still poses major clinical challenges. Non-adherence to drug therapy is a widespread problem in patients with rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis in particular.
Part of the Oxford Rheumatology Library, this second edition summarizes the latest developments in the management of osteoporosis and includes new chapters covering the clinical role of denosumab and orthopaedic issues in the management of fractures in patients with osteoporosis. This practical pocketbook is an essential resource for trainees and clinicians in rheumatology, endocrinology, and geriatric medicine, as well as general practitioners and paramedical staff involved in osteoporosis care.

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780198713340, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2014



About the Author

Gavin Clunie, Consultant Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Department, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK, Richard Keen, Metabolic Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, Stanmore, UK