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Osteoporosis

  • 3rd Edition - October 17, 2007
  • Editors: Robert Marcus, David Feldman, Dorothy Nelson, Clifford Rosen
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 5 3 4 7 - 4

Now in its third edition, Osteoporosis, is the most comprehensive, authoritative reference on this disease. Written by renowned experts in the field, this two-volume refere… Read more

Osteoporosis

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Now in its third edition, Osteoporosis, is the most comprehensive, authoritative reference on this disease. Written by renowned experts in the field, this two-volume reference is a must-have for academic and medical libraries, physicians, researchers, and any company involved in osteoporosis research and development. Worldwide, 200 million women between 60-80 suffer from osteoporosis and have a lifetime risk of fracture between 30 and 40 percent continuing to make osteoporosis a hot topic in medicine. This newest edition covers everything from basic anatomy and physiology to diagnosis, management and treatment in a field where direct care costs for osteoporitic fractures in the U.S. reach up to $18 billion each year.