American College of Physicians Home Medical Guide to Osteoporosis

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David R. Goldmann, David A. Horowitz
Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2000 - Medical - 96 pages
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The ACP Home Medical Guides provide concise information on a wide range of health and medical topics. Fully veiled by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), each book covers a single topic or disease, providing clear and concise information in a highly accessible format. All are completely up-to-date, with the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment, self-help, and preventive measures, and are illustrated throughout with over 75 photographs, diagrams, and charts. The series is being launched with 14 titles; future topics will include a wide range of medical and general health topics ranging from depression and arthritis to menopause and nutrition.

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Contents

Introduction
7
Symptoms and Signs of Osteoporosis
26
General Treatment of Osteoporosis
42
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About the author (2000)

Goldmann is senior deputy editor of Annals of Internal Medicine; editor-in-chief of Integrated Clinical Information Resources, American College of Physicians; and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital.

Dedicated to enhancing the quality and professionalism in the practice of medicine, American College of Physicians includes more than 115,000 internal medicine physicians and medical students and is the nation's largest medical specialty organization.

David A. Horowitz is a professor of history at Portland State University. His books include "Beyond Left and Right: Insurgency and the Establishment" and the coauthored volume (with Peter Carroll), "On the Edge: The U.S. in the 20th Century."

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