Osteoporosis in SCI

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SCI and osteoporosis

Abstract: Video presents an overview of understanding how osteoporosis affects individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Topics include: what osteoporosis is, bony anatomy, osteoporosis and SCI, fractures and SCI, causes of osteoporosis in SCI, treatment of fractures in SCI, medications and exercises for osteoporosis, and recommendations. Also, audience questions are answered. Run time: 42 minutes.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BONES, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MEDICINE, ORTHOPEDICS, PARAPLEGIA, PREVENTION, SECONDARY CONDITIONS, SPINAL CORD INJURIES.

NARIC Accession Number: O18903.  What's this?
Author(s): Svircev, Jelena.
Project Number: H133N060033.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2008.