ABC of Rheumatology [NOOK Book]

Overview

Musculoskeletal diseases are the most widespread chronic illness in the UK and one of the top 3 reasons why the over 45s visit their GP. The ABC of Rheumatology is a practical, introductory guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of rheumatology and rheumatic diseases for the non-specialist. Providing detailed overviews of all major areas of rheumatology this fully revised fourth edition includes updated information on new treatments, therapies, evidence and guidelines....
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ABC of Rheumatology

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Overview

Musculoskeletal diseases are the most widespread chronic illness in the UK and one of the top 3 reasons why the over 45s visit their GP. The ABC of Rheumatology is a practical, introductory guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of rheumatology and rheumatic diseases for the non-specialist. Providing detailed overviews of all major areas of rheumatology this fully revised fourth edition includes updated information on new treatments, therapies, evidence and guidelines.

An informative and practical source of knowledge, with highly illustrated chapters including boxed summaries, links to further information, reading and resources, this well established ABC title is an accessible reference for all primary care health professionals, GPs, junior doctors, medical students and nurses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444357318
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/23/2011
  • Series: ABC Series , #189
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Adewale Adebajo FACP, FRCP(Glasg) is Associate Director of Teaching and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
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Table of Contents

Contributors, vii

Preface, xi

List of Abbreviations, xii

1 Community Rheumatology: Delivering Care Across Boundaries, 1
Elaine M Hay, Jackie Hill and Ade Adebajo

2 Pain in the Wrist and Hand, 5
Michael Shipley and Elspeth Wise

3 Pain in the Neck, Shoulder and Arm, 12
Rachelle Buchbinder and Caroline Mitchell

4 Low Back Pain, 21
Rajiv K Dixit and D John Dickson

5 Pain in the Hip, 28
Andrew J Hamer and Jeffrey N Katz

6 Pain in the Knee, 32
Adrian Dunbar and Mark Wilkinson

7 Pain in the Foot, 38
James Woodburn and Philip S Helliwell

8 Fibromyalgia Syndrome, 47
Sarah Ryan and Anita Campbell

9 Osteoarthritis, 51
Virginia Byers Kraus and Michael Doherty

10 Gout, Hyperuricaemia and Crystal Arthritis, 59
Martin Underwood and Ade Adebajo

11 Osteoporosis, 65
Eugene McCloskey, Nicola Peel and Richard Eastell

12 Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Features and Diagnosis, 71
Kamran Hameed and Mohammed Akil

13 Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 76
Edwin S L Chan, Anthony G Wilson and Bruce N Cronstein

14 Spondyloarthritides, 79
Andrew Keat and Robert Inman

15 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, 85
Taunton R Southwood and Ilona S Szer

16 Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 98
Helen Foster and Lori Tucker

17 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis, 107
Eric L Matteson and Howard A Bird

18 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus-like Syndromes, 114
Caroline Gordon and Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman

19 Raynaud’s Phenomenon and Scleroderma, 123
Christopher P Denton and Carol M Black

20 Refl ex Sympathetic Dystrophy, 130
Chris Deighton and Paul Davis

21 Is it a Connective Tissue Disease?, 134
Peter J Maddison and Mohammed Tikly

22 Sports and Exercise Medicine, 142
Cathy Speed

23 Vasculitis and Related Rashes, 148
Richard A Watts and David G I Scott

24 Laboratory Tests, 156
Cynthia Aranow, Margaret J Larché and David A Isenberg

25 The Team Approach, 163
Janet Cushnaghan, Elaine M Hay and Louise Warburton

26 Epidemiology of Rheumatic Diseases, 167
Alan Silman and Jacqueline Oliver

Index, 171

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