Primer Chapter Highlight: The Epidemiology of Osteoporotic Fractures
Date: May 13, 2015
In this chapter, Nicholas Harvey, MA, MB, BChir, MRCP, Ph.D., Elaine Dennison, Ph.D., MBBS and Cyrus Cooper, OBE, MA, DM, FRCP, FFPH, FMedSci discuss how osteoporosis-related fractures have a huge impact economically, in addition to their effect on health. Read Chapter 40: The Epidemiology of Osteoporotic Fractures.
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