This course was written by Emily Henderson and Veronica Lyell with guidance from Celia Gregson and assistance from Claire Hewitt (Parkinson’s UK), Pete Cannell and Ronald Macintyre (The Open University). This course is part of the Opening Educational Practices in Scotland Project.
Dr Emily Henderson is a Consultant Geriatrician at the Royal United Hospital Bath. She is a specialist in Parkinson’s and related disorders and along with her clinical work, is based at the University of Bristol pursuing research interests in falls, cognition and Parkinson’s.
Dr. Veronica Lyell is a Consultant Physician and Orthogeriatrician in the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust. She has a particular interest in bone health in Parkinson’s.
Dr Celia Gregson is a Consultant Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Bristol and Consultant Physician and Orthogeriatrician at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust. Her specialist interests include osteoporosis, fracture risk and muscle and bone health.
Particular thanks and appreciation go to the J. Macdonald Menzies Trust who provided the funding to enable the development of this course.
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The cortical bone diagram in section 2.2 is reproduced with permission from International Medical Press. © International Medical Press, 2017. All rights reserved.
The image of example results from the Qfracture risk calculator in section 3.3.3 is reproduced with permission from ClinRisk Ltd. © ClinRisk Ltd, 2017. All rights reserved.
The 2017 bone health algorithm image in section 3.5 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Veronica Lyell, Royal United Hospital Bath and Celia Gregson, University of Bristol and Royal United Hospital Bath © 2017. All rights reserved.
The comparison of normal and osteoporotic bone architecture image in section 2.2.1 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Prof Tim Arnett, University College London.
The magnified image of an osteoclast image in section 2.2.1 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Prof Tim Arnett, University College London.
The anonymised result from DXA scan of a spine in section 2.3.1 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Jackie Shipley, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases.
The demographics of wrist and hip fracture image in section 2.3.2 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Tjeerd van Staa.
The NOGG MOF and Hip graph in section 3.4 is reproduced with permission, courtesy of Prof E V McCloskey, University of Sheffield.
The age and bone mass image in section 2.3.3 is reproduced courtesy of the . This work is licensed by Rice University under a Creative Commons Attribution License (by 4.0).
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