Chapter 38. Chapter 38. Epidemiology of Osteoporotic Fractures

  1. ASBMR
  1. Nicholas Harvey,
  2. Elaine Dennison and
  3. Cyrus Cooper

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch38

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 38. Epidemiology of Osteoporotic Fractures, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch38

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • osteoporosis;
  • epidemiology;
  • fractures;
  • risk factors;
  • hip;
  • wrist;
  • vertebral;
  • early life determinants;
  • vitamin D;
  • childhood;
  • adulthood;
  • mortality;
  • morbidity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fracture Epidemiology

  • Mortality and Morbidity

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments