Edited by Susan M. Oliver

in Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199238330
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597994 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Overview - Diagnosis - Osteoporosis in premenopausal women and men - Osteoporotic vertebral and hip fractures - Prevention of osteoporosis: lifestyle factors - Providing education and support - Treatment for osteoporosis - Assessment tools - The role of the nurse in osteoporosis - Frequently asked questions

Chapter.  5512 words. 

Subjects: Rheumatology

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