Major New Resource for Bone and Mineral Disorders Released
Medical Reference and Online Edition Gives Coverage of Bone and Mineral Diseases and Disorders with New International Drug Formulary
The Primer presents the most current findings on diagnosis, laboratory evaluation, treatment, clinical presentations, risk factors and bone density characteristics of osteoporosis, primary hyperparathyroidism, Paget’s disease of bone, childhood rickets, renal osteodystrophy and metastatic bone disease. The increased use of reference images in this edition provides material on the differential diagnosis of rare diseases or bone cancers that may present with common symptoms.
“Our goal with the Seventh Edition of the Primer was to create a worldwide perspective on the diseases and disorders of bone,” said Primer Editor-in-Chief,
Bone disease reaches across many specialties and disciplines, and this new edition is an excellent overview to metabolic bone disease in a concise, current and usable format. Physicians and scientists in internal medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, primary care, geriatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, endocrinology, rheumatology, oncology and nephrology will benefit from the information provided here.
New material added to this edition includes:
- Abnormalities in Bone and Calcium Metabolism Following Burns
- Bone Cancer and Pain
- Vascular Calcification
- Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
- New International Drug Formulary covering the most widely used drugs in major regions of the world
The highly regarded Primer was first published in 1990, with subsequent editions released every three years to reflect progress and new research in the bone field.
Of the sixth edition, customers have commented:
“I highly recommend this book … to any physician caring for patients with bone diseases … ”
The ASBMR is the premier professional, scientific and medical society for the promotion of bone and mineral research and the translation of that research into clinical practice. To learn more, visit the ASBMR website at www.asbmr.org.
Copies of the print edition are available at medical bookstores, Amazon.com, or direct from ASBMR. To order, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or download an order form at www.asbmrprimer.org. Site licenses for the Online Edition will also be available for institutional users.
SOURCE American Society for Bone and Mineral Research