Hot Topics for MRCGP and General Practitioners

Hot Topics for MRCGP and General Practitioners

Helps you to improve your knowledge of various important clinical and non-clinical issues in General Practice. This title contains 18 comprehensive, subject-based chapters that aim to help you familiarise yourself with the research and guidelines that are likely to influence your practice.

Hot Topics in Sports and Athletics

Hot Topics in Sports and Athletics

Sports and athletics are at once big business, spectator sports, body conditioning, mind expanding and it has been said form the only pages of most newspapers which are truthful and without political agendas. This text presents articles which are of interest in the field.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

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. NEW TO THIS EDITION: *Recognizes the critical importance of the Wnt signaling pathway for bone health *Incorporates new chapters on osteocytes, phosphatonins, mouse genetics, and CNS and bone *Examines essential updates on estrogen prevention and treatment and the recent results from the WHI *Discusses the controversial topics of screening and clinical trial design for drug registration *Includes essential updates on therapeutic uses of calcium, vitamin D, SERMS, bisphosphonates, and parathyroid hormone * Offers critical reviews of reproductive and hormonal risk factors, ethnicity, nutrition, therapeutics, management, and economics comprising a tremendous wealth of knowledge in a single source not found elsewhere

Topics in Osteoporosis

Topics in Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects the osteo-articular system. However, there are hormonal, kidney related, gastrointestinal and neuromuscular factors among other, that can be involved in the etiopathogenesis of the disease. In the other hand, for osteoporosis prevention there are many lifestyle conditions that are very important, as dietary habits, physical activity, drugs and caffeine intake, smoking, associated diseases, etc. Based on the above, treatment and prevention of osteoporosis have to be addressed in a multidisciplinary and integral approach. The knowledge about bone metabolism and the related disorders represents an extensive field that is currently increasing through many investigations conducted in the world. The purpose of this book is to show several reviews and original investigations related with osteoporosis.

Medicine Management for Nurses

Case Book

Medicine Management for Nurses

This essential case book is aimed at nurses studying pharmacology/medicine management at pre-registration level as well as qualified nurses studying Non Medical Prescribing. The cases cover a variety of conditions helping students to learn what to do in many types of scenarios.

Osteoporosis, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics - E-Book

Osteoporosis, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics - E-Book

This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics provides a comprehensive review of osteoporosis written by the world's leading experts. Topics include new mechanistic insights into pathophysiology; bisphosphonates; combination therapy; atypical fractures; non-BP anti resorbers; anabolic therapies; calcium; the impact of Vitamin D on bones; extraskeletal effects of Vitamin D; glucocorticoid osteoporosis; relation to anorexia nervosa, coeliac disease, and diabetes; and male osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

This concise, user-friendly manual delivers practical and up-to-date guidance on a variety of timely issues in osteoporosis. Easily fitting into your lab coat pocket, you can consult this handy resource every day, for the latest advances in your field! places special emphasis on new drug therapies. includes "Key Points" sections summarizing important areas of diagnosis and management. features many tables, charts, bulleted lists, algorithms, and figures, making information accessible and easy to grasp. uses an attractive color format for increased readability.

Osteoporosis and the Osteoporosis of Rheumatic Diseases

A Companion to Rheumatology

Osteoporosis and the Osteoporosis of Rheumatic Diseases

Get new insights into the causes, detection and therapy of osteoporosis and the osteoporosis of rheumatic diseases. In this state-of-the-art resource, you'll find coverage of all the latest scientific and clinical developments, new concepts in epidemiology, cutting-edge information on genetics and pathogenic mechanisms, current developments in diagnostic interventions and prevention, and the very latest techniques in treatment. This is a must-have reference for comprehensive, one-stop coverage of Osteoporosis. Allows planning of early interventions, as appropriate, to augment peak adult bone mass. Highlights the necessary tools for early diagnosis, and monitoring of disease progression. Discusses the very latest in pharmacologic interventions, including biophosphonates, SERMS, and osteoanabolic agents. Provides access to the latest information on disease modifying or disease controlling biologic agents. Incorporates the latest on glucocorticoid and transplantation- induced osteoporosis, as well as osteoporosis in the rheumatic diseases.

Current Topics in Menopause

Current Topics in Menopause

Menopause is a significant event in a woman’s life as is generally considered as an indicator for senescence in women. Evidence suggests that menopause results in many psychological and postmenopausal health problems, such as anxiety, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorder and others. Menopausal symptoms and associated disorders are of great importance for public health as they influence the quality of life of affected individuals. Therefore proper management of menopause will definitely contribute to healthy aging and the overall well-being of women. This e-book reviews recent progress in the research and management of menopause and associated health problems. It provides comprehensive coverage of both clinical aspects and basic research of menopause. Topics covered in this e-book include research findings about risk factors for complex medical conditions associated with menopause along with the treatment options for these conditions, with particular emphasis on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). These conditions include osteoporosis, dementia, cardiovascular diseases, obesity and diabetes mellitus. Subsequent chapters detail on common oncological malignancies post menopause. The e-book concludes with a review of HRT treatment including its advantages and disadvantages followed by a review on risk factors, causes and complications of premature menopause occurring in women before an age of 40 years. This e-book is a valuable guide for medical researchers and gynecological professionals with a focus on the pathophysiology and treatment of this medical condition.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

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. NEW TO THIS EDITION: *Recognizes the critical importance of the Wnt signaling pathway for bone health *Incorporates new chapters on osteocytes, phosphatonins, mouse genetics, and CNS and bone *Examines essential updates on estrogen prevention and treatment and the recent results from the WHI *Discusses the controversial topics of screening and clinical trial design for drug registration *Includes essential updates on therapeutic uses of calcium, vitamin D, SERMS, bisphosphonates, and parathyroid hormone * Offers critical reviews of reproductive and hormonal risk factors, ethnicity, nutrition, therapeutics, management, and economics comprising a tremendous wealth of knowledge in a single source not found elsewhere