By Angelo A. Licata,Susan E. Williams
Despite public belief, osteoporosis continues to be a frequent, devastating ailment, and a truly critical and dear public future health chance. Early detection and remedy needs to be a concern for basic well-being care providers. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the central x-ray know-how used to diagnose osteoporosis in its early, asymptomatic levels, to evaluate remedy efficacy, and to lead remedy judgements. It continues to be the optimum today. A DXA Primer for the practising Clinician: A Case-Based handbook for knowing and examining Bone Densitometry is built round actual situations of sufferers’ DXA measurements. The content material is derived from displays given by way of the authors at a countrywide society education path and exemplifies not just the complete physique of schooling supplied via those lectures however the complete variety of formerly undiscussed nuances to boot. This sensible, easy-to-read name presents the everyday difficulties of DXA utilization that new clients might come upon and that education classes wouldn't have time to supply intimately. The important concentration of the e-book is the presentation of what's basic and what's problematical within the use of DXA, depicting numerous eventualities with actual case histories of sufferers, their corresponding DXA photographs and the knowledge that designate the problems. specific in strategy and presentation, this case-based handbook might be of colossal worth to all practitioners -- and scholars – drawn to delivering optimum prognosis and therapy of osteoporosis.
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A DXA Primer for the Practicing Clinician: A Case-Based Manual for Understanding and Interpreting Bone Densitometry by Angelo A. Licata,Susan E. Williams