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Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology

Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology

An excellent survey of osteoporosis suitable for a wide audience including practicing physicians
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Camille Freeman
Camille Freeman (Faculty)
4 years ago

This website contains a wealth of information, including interactive activities and engaging visuals to explain the material. I went with 4 rather than 5 stars because much of the information has not been updated recently. For example, many of the pages were last updated in Jan, 2004. The majority of the information is still correct and relevant, and it would be nice to have updated statistics on prevalence, incidence, etc. 

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 20 min
Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
5 years ago

Perfect for people that do not know much about Osteoporosis. Great pictures and videos as well.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 3 to 5 minutes
Marilyn Caldwell
Marilyn Caldwell (Faculty)
10 years ago
This webquest designed tutorial is an outstanding resource for many levels of healthcare practitioners, students, and the lay public in formal and informal education settings. The author has created menus that connect the user to links that will provide the level of depth of content that is desired. It is reliable, accurate and current. It appeals to visual and auditory learners and has interactive components.

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Techinical requirements include flash and quick time player, current version of adobe.
Mariel Yap-Diangco
Mariel Yap-Diangco (Student)
12 years ago
This site is a great learning tool! It is VERY descriptive and has many graphics
and charts that further enhances the learning experience. It has an abundance
of information including who is at risk for osteoporosis and how to prevent
osteoporosis- information that a student nurse or other healtcare providers can
give to their patients. This site incorporates appropriate information for the
student, doctor, teacher, or person simply curious about osteoporosis.

Technical Remarks:

Very user friendly and well organized.
Used in course? Yes
Sandy Vang
Sandy Vang (Student)
12 years ago
I spend an hour browsing the site and doing the assignments. They are very
helpful not just for people with osteoporosis. It is helpful for healthcare
provders too. The assignment is a good practice for knowing what to do for a pt
when he or she has a certain diagnosis. If used correctly it can enhanced
student's learning.
Used in course? Yes
Shelley Mountjoy
Shelley Mountjoy (Student)
14 years ago
This site goes beyond basic osteoporosis information to include all bone
matters. Pictures and charts are well chosen/implemented and aid in holding
attention while complementing material. This site can be used to educate all
age ranges.

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Pages load quickly and no apparent technical mistakes exist.
Used in course? Yes
Adam Sharon
Adam Sharon (Faculty)
15 years ago
This site is a great find. The slides and information was a learning
experience. Individuals of all ages can something about bone health and how to
protect bone health. I have assignments planned for my Infant and Chile
Nutrition classes from this site.
Used in course? Yes
Amy Kirker
Amy Kirker (Student)
16 years ago
This sight is informative about osteoporosis and is a good learning tool. I
would reccomend it.