An investigation into the association between asthma, osteoporosis, and fractures using electronic health records

Chalitsios, Christos (2021) An investigation into the association between asthma, osteoporosis, and fractures using electronic health records. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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Abstract

This doctoral thesis aims to understand the current burden and risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in asthma and as related to asthma treatment as well as the association between the use of bisphosphonates (medications that reduce the risk of osteoporosis) and the risk of subtrochanteric and femoral shaft fractures in asthma to provide bone protection guidance for clinicians and policy makers improving patients’ quality of life.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Shaw, Dominick
McKeever, Tricia
Keywords: Asthma, corticosteroids, osteoporosis, fractures, bisphosphonates
Subjects: W Medicine and related subjects (NLM Classification) > WE Muscoskeletal system
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine
Item ID: 67210
Depositing User: Chalitsios, Christos
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2022 09:01
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 09:01
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/67210

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