Practical Rheumatology

Practical Rheumatology

by Marc C. Hochberg, Weisman, Weinblatt, Smolen
     
 

This practical resource distills all of the evidence-based clinical information on the presentations, diagnosis, and management of common musculoskeletal disorders from the parent text, Hochberg's: Rheumatology 3rd Edition. It provides an understanding of those rarer disorders for differential diagnosis as well as guidelines for referring patients to a

See more details below

Overview

This practical resource distills all of the evidence-based clinical information on the presentations, diagnosis, and management of common musculoskeletal disorders from the parent text, Hochberg's: Rheumatology 3rd Edition. It provides an understanding of those rarer disorders for differential diagnosis as well as guidelines for referring patients to a specialist. With an emphasis on signs, symptoms, and lab tests, this 3rd Edition establishes principles of 'pattern recognition' essential to an accurate diagnosis.

• Discusses common signs and symptoms, evaluation, and pattern recognition · presentations of regional disorders and widespread pain · infection related rheumatic disorders · connective disorders · osteoarthritis · crystal diseases · reactive arthritis · and more.
• Encapsulates the key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic problems for the non-specialist.
• Features the expertise of more than 50 international experts.
• Provides step-by-step pictorial guidance on joint examination and injection techniques for common problems.
• Includes summaries, algorithms, and full-color illustrations that aid in diagnosis and treatment.

• Features a new trans-Atlantic editorial team as well as many new contributors.
• Provides new sections on principles of management, including NSAIDS, Systemic corticosteroids, and alternative and complimentary medicine · pediatric rheumatology · and metabolic bone disease.
• Includes an introductory overview of the scientific basis of rheumatic disease.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323029391
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/04/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >