Book 2014

Bone Drugs in Pediatrics

Efficacy and Challenges


ISBN: 978-1-4899-7435-8 (Print) 978-1-4899-7436-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-3


  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-22

    Developmental Pharmacokinetics: Drug Disposition Relative to Age

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-36

    Drug Development for Pediatric Diseases with Bone Loss

  5. Chapter

    Pages 37-65

    Paediatric Bone Physiology and Monitoring the Safety and Efficacy of Bone Drugs in Children

  6. Chapter

    Pages 67-80

    Bisphosphonates in Osteogenesis Imperfecta

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-99

    Use of Bisphosphonates in Genetic Diseases Other than Osteogenesis Imperfecta

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-115

    Bisphosphonates in Pediatric Burn Injury

  9. Chapter

    Pages 117-134

    Growth Hormone and Bone

  10. Chapter

    Pages 135-152

    Growth Hormone and Oxandrolone in Burned Children

  11. Chapter

    Pages 153-181

    Pediatric Bone Drugs: Calcium and Vitamin D

  12. Chapter

    Pages 183-198

    Pediatric Maxillofacial Conditions and Drugs

  13. Chapter

    Pages 199-221

    Newer Adult Bone Drugs

  14. Chapter

    Pages 223-224

    Conclusion: Whither (or Wither?) the Pharmacology of Pediatric Bone?

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 225-233