Osteoporosis Case Study by cee-cee

Osteoporosis
A case study analysis of a patient who presents with osteoporosis and the treatment options that are available to her.
# 107824 | 2,470 words | 16 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 14, 2008 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies)


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Description:

This paper presents a case study of a woman who suffers from osteoporosis. The paper discusses the mechanisms that are at play in the patient's condition and the signs and symptoms that the patient displays. The paper presents the information about the disease as if speaking to the patient. It then discusses potential treatment options for this patient.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Direct Explanations to the Patient
Education
Coordination of Care

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Libanati CR, Baylink DJ. (1997) Prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. A pathogenetic perspective. Chest. 102:1426-35.
  • Sambrook P, Birmingham J, Kelly P, et al. Prevention of corticosteroid osteoporosis: A comparison of calcium, calcitriol and calcitonin. N Engl J Med. 1993;328:1747-1752
  • Heaney RP. (1998) Pathophysiology of osteoporosis. Endocrin Metabol Clin North Am.;27:255-65.
  • Kanis JA, Melton LJ III, Christiansen C, Johnston CC, Khaltaev N. (1994) The diagnosis of osteoporosis. J Bone Miner Res. 1994;9:1137-41.
  • Wasnich R. Bone mass measurement: prediction of risk. (1993) Am J Med. 1993;95:65-103

Cite this Case Study:

APA Format

Osteoporosis (2008, September 14) Retrieved September 17, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/case-study/osteoporosis-107824/

MLA Format

"Osteoporosis" 14 September 2008. Web. 17 September. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/case-study/osteoporosis-107824/>

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