Chapter 38. Falls, Osteoporosis, Paget's Disease and Osteomalacia

  1. Stephen Jackson Professor of Geriatric Medicine1,
  2. Paul Jansen2 and
  3. Arduino Mangoni3
  1. Harald J. J. Verhaar and
  2. Paul Jansen

Published Online: 2 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch38

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

How to Cite

Verhaar, H. J. J. and Jansen, P. (2009) Falls, Osteoporosis, Paget's Disease and Osteomalacia, in Prescribing for Elderly Patients (eds S. Jackson, P. Jansen and A. Mangoni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch38

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Gerontology, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470024287

Online ISBN: 9780470017975

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Keywords:

  • falls, osteoporosis, Paget's disease and osteomalacia;
  • falls and osteoporosis;
  • osteomalacia;
  • Paget's disease;
  • risk factors for hip fracture;
  • patients with osteomalacia and anticonvulsant medication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Falls and osteoporosis

  • Paget's disease

  • Osteomalacia

  • Key points

  • References