Table of Contents

1. Indications for Bone Mass Measurement.
2.A Practical Guide to Bone Densitometry.
3. Laboratory Analyses Useful in the Diagnosis of Bone and Calcium Metabolic Disorders.
4. Biochemical Markers of Bone Remodeling.
5. Skeletal Imaging: Radiographs, CT, MRI.
6. Scintigraphy.
7. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia in Neonates.
8. Preterm Infants with Fractures.
9. Rickets.
10. Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
11. Juvenile Osteoporosis.
12. Fibrous Dysplasia.
13. Optimizing Peak Bone Mass.
14. Bone Disorders Associated with Primary or Secondary Amenorrhea.
15. Nephrolithiasis.
16. Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Tramatic Brain Injury.
17. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
18. Evaluation of the Patient with Low Bone Density.
19. Calcium and Vitamin D.
20. Pharmacologic Therapy.
21. Nonpharmacalgic Prevention and Management of Falls and Fractures.
22. Osteoporosis in Men.
23. Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis.
24. Organ Transplantation.
25. Pagets Disease.
26. Renal Bone Diseases.
27. Metastatic Bone Disease.
28. Osteomalacia.
29. High Bone Mass.
30. Hypercalcemia.
31. Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
32. Hypocalcemia.
33. Phosporous and Magnesium.
34. Principles of Patient and Family Education and Support.
35. Resources for Education and Support. Indications for bone mass measurement / Dorothy A. Nelson, Michael Kleerekoper.
A practical guide to bone densitometry / Dorothy A. Nelson, Michael Kleerekoper.
Laboratory analyses useful in the diagnosis of bone and calcium metabolic disorders / Hunter Heath, III.
Biochemical markers of bone remodeling / Michael Kleerekoper.
Skeletal imaging: radiographs, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) / Harry K. Genant.
Scintigraphy / Ignac Fogelman.
Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia in neonates / Winston Koo.
Preterm infants with fractures / Winston Koo.
Rickets / John M. Pettifor. Osteogenesis imperfecta / Jay R. Shapiro, Paul Sponseller.
Juvenile osteoporosis / Craig B. Langman.
Fibrous dysplasia / Frederick S. Kaplan.
Optimizing peak bone mass / John M. Pettifor.
Bone disorders associated with primary or secondary amenorrhea / Michelle P. Warren, Sari Halpert.
Nephrolithiasis / Murray J. Favus.
Acute spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury / Albert C. Clairmont, Velimir Matkovic.
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy / Albert C. Clairmont, Velimir Matkovic.
Evaluation of the patient with low bone density / Marjorie Luckey.
Calcium and vitamin D / Bess Dawson-Hughes. Pharmacologic therapy / Nelson Watts, Michael McClung.
Nonpharmacologic prevention and management of falls and fractures / Susan Greenspan.
Osteoporosis in men / Eric Orwoll.
Steroid-induced osteoporosis / Barbara P. Lukert.
Organ transplantation / Elizabeth Shane.
Paget disease of bone / Ethel S. Siris.
Renal bone diseases / Paul D. Miller, Edgar V. Lerma.
Metastatic bone disease / Socrates E. Papapoulos.
Osteomalacia / Carolyn Becker.
High bone mass / Michael P. Whyte.
Line Vautour, David Goltzman.
Primary hyperparathyroidism / John P. Bilezikian.
Hypocalcemia / Frederick R. Singer.
Phosphorous and magnesium / S. Abbas Raza, Marc K. Drezner.
Principles of patient and family education and support / Betsy McClung.
Resources for education and support / Betsy McClung. This new edition includes material that can easily be downloaded to a PDA. Quick and easy to use for clinicians at the touch of a key, this title further incorporates the most up-to-date laboratory methods, techniques, and approaches for designing strategies and investigating the pathophysiology of bone and mineral metabolism. It presents current information in a succinct format that allows practitioners to find answers without delay or difficulty. *Brings together up-to-date bone and mineral metabolism methods in one easily, accessible volume *Provides a quick reference for bone and mineral disorders *Addresses problems likely to be seen at all ages, from the pre-term infant to the centenarian *Ideal for practicing physicians, residents, medical students, and researchers.