Description: This brief, yet comprehensive book covers the clinical manifestations of lupus in all the various organ systems, treatment, and associated conditions.
Purpose: It is intended as a handy quick reference to keep in the office or take on rounds for practitioners and students.
Audience: The book is appropriate for medical students, residents, and family practice or primary care providers.
Features: It covers manifestations of lupus in various organ systems, briefly discusses diagnosis, treatment modalities, and associated conditions, such as Sjogren's. Much of the information is conveyed through charts, diagrams, and photographs, and the text is subdivided nicely into short paragraphs.
Assessment: This book is informative, especially for those in primary care, providing the basics about lupus. It is easy to read, and the tables and diagrams make it easy to assimilate the information quickly.