Book 2016

Osteoporosis in Older Persons

Advances in Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approaches

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ISBN: 978-3-319-25974-1 (Print) 978-3-319-25976-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Biology of Bone

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    Chapter

    Pages 23-42

    Aging and Bone

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-58

    Calciotropic Hormones

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    Chapter

    Pages 59-92

    The Muscle-Bone Connection

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    Chapter

    Pages 93-116

    Sex Steroids and Aging Bone

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    Chapter

    Pages 117-130

    Animal Models for Aging Bone

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    Chapter

    Pages 131-140

    Osteoporosis as a Geriatric Syndrome

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    Chapter

    Pages 141-155

    Genetics of Osteoporosis in Older Age

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-170

    Fracture Epidemiology Among Individuals 75+

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    Chapter

    Pages 171-186

    Falls as a Geriatric Syndrome: Mechanisms and Risk Identification

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    Chapter

    Pages 187-200

    Non-pharmacological Treatments for Falls and Fractures

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    Chapter

    Pages 201-214

    Medical Treatment of Age Related Osteoporosis

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-228

    Fracture Liaison Services

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    Chapter

    Pages 229-241

    Treatment of Osteoporosis in Long-Term Care

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    Chapter

    Pages 243-264

    Fracture Care in the Elderly

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    Chapter

    Pages 265-273

    The Orthogeriatrics Model of Care

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 275-282