By John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh

The 3rd variation of this winning Atlas of Osteoporosis is designed to supply a variety of physicians with a pictorial consultant to this significant ailment. The illustrations are a good educating source and the textual content offers a concise evaluate to osteoporosis. For the 1st time, textual content and illustrations are totally built-in. The booklet includes info of skeletal biology and the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, with a sequence of diagrammatic and SEM illustrations. there's better emphasis on scientific elements during this version, really in parts reminiscent of food, workout, and progress. There also are very important sections on prognosis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory assessment of bone issues.

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