By Angelo A. Licata,Susan E. Williams
Despite public notion, osteoporosis is still a common, devastating affliction, and a truly critical and expensive public wellbeing and fitness hazard. Early detection and remedy needs to be a concern for fundamental overall healthiness care providers. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the crucial x-ray expertise used to diagnose osteoporosis in its early, asymptomatic levels, to evaluate therapy efficacy, and to steer remedy judgements. It is still the most useful today. A DXA Primer for the practising Clinician: A Case-Based handbook for figuring out and reading Bone Densitometry is built round actual instances of sufferers’ DXA measurements. The content material is derived from displays given by means 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 diversity of formerly undiscussed nuances in addition. This sensible, easy-to-read identify presents the day after day difficulties of DXA utilization that new clients may well come across and that education classes shouldn't have time to supply intimately. The imperative concentration of the booklet is the presentation of what's basic and what's complex within the use of DXA, depicting numerous situations with genuine case histories of sufferers, their corresponding DXA photographs and the knowledge that designate the problems. specified in procedure and presentation, this case-based handbook can be of mammoth price to all practitioners -- and scholars – drawn to delivering optimum analysis 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