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Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology
     

Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology

by Philip Seo
 

ISBN-10: 0195367782

ISBN-13: 9780195367782

Pub. Date: 06/30/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology offers practical, point of care guidance on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic rheumatologic problems. Holding a large amount of information in a compact pocket book, this remarkably comprehensive resource covers the full range of the discipline, from new biologic therapies used in

Overview

The second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology offers practical, point of care guidance on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic rheumatologic problems. Holding a large amount of information in a compact pocket book, this remarkably comprehensive resource covers the full range of the discipline, from new biologic therapies used in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis, to new information on drugs, chronic widespread pain, shoulder/neck pain, and complementary medicine. Its easy-to-use format and organization allows easy access to precise, prescriptive information. Since the first edition's publication, new diagnostic criteria have been introduced for major rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This second edition incorporates the latest diagnostic criteria as well as new therapeutic agents for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195367782
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Series:
Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine Series
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The presentation of rheumatic disease
1 Evaluating musculoskeletal pain
2 Regional musculoskeletal conditions: making a working diagnosis
3 Patterns of disease presentation: making a working diagnosis
4 The spectrum of presentation of rheumatic disease

Part 2: The clinical features and management of rheumatic diseases
5 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
6 Osteoarthritis (OA)
7 The crystal arthropathies
8 The spondyloarthropathies
9 Juvenile idiopathic arthiritis (JIA)
10 Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
11 The antiphospholipid (antibody) syndrome (APS)
12 Sjögren's syndrome (SS)
13 Systemic sclerosis and related disorders
14 Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies- polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)
15 Primary vasculitides
16 Metabolic bone diseases and disorders of collagen
17 Infection and rheumatic disease
18 Miscellaneous conditions
19 Common upper limb musculoskeletal lesions
20 Back pain
21 Complementary and alternative medicine in rheumatology
22 Rheumatologic emergencies

Index

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