Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology: Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 6

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology: Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 6

by James T. Cassidy, Ronald Laxer, Ross E. Petty, Carol Lindsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416065814

ISBN-13: 9781416065814

Pub. Date: 10/29/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology examines the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents, detailing the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Drs. James T. Cassidy, Ross E. Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, and Carol B. Lindsley discuss

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Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology examines the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents, detailing the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Drs. James T. Cassidy, Ross E. Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, and Carol B. Lindsley discuss recent developments in diagnosis, treatment, genetics, immunology, imaging, and more. This new edition features access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, where you’ll find a downloadable image gallery and exclusive web-only content for added value.

• Diagnose and treat effectively through exhaustive reviews of the complex symptoms and signs and lab abnormalities that characterize these clinical disorders.
• Choose treatment protocols based on the best scientific evidence available today.
• Apply the knowledge and experience of the leading experts in the field.

• Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image gallery of all illustrations from the text and supplemental tables and figures exclusively on the web.
• Keep current with coverage of new topics including macrophage activation syndrome, pediatric sarcoidosis, uveitis, imaging, and occupational and physical therapy.
• Tap into detailed discussions of recent advances in the field, new research on the immunologic mechanisms of inflammatory disease, and new developments on biologic treatments for arthritis in ten new chapters.
• Master complex concepts and key techniques with a full-color design and full-color illustrations.

The new, full-color edition of Cassidy helps you to overcome the challenges of pediatric rheumatology with comprehensive coverage of the latest advances in this constantly evolving field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416065814
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to the study of rheumatic diseases in children2
Ch. 2Structure and function9
Ch. 3The immune system and the inflammatory response19
Ch. 4Integrative genomics64
Ch. 5Pharmacology and drug therapy76
Ch. 6Design, measurement, and analysis of clinical investigations142
Ch. 7Assessment of health status, function, and quality of life outcomes : methodology and instruments174
Ch. 8A general approach to management of rheumatic diseases in children184
Ch. 9Chronic arthritis in childhood206
Ch. 10Polyarthritis261
Ch. 11Oligoarthritis274
Ch. 12Systemic arthritis291
Ch. 13Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis304
Ch. 14Psoriatic arthritis324
Ch. 15Arthropathies of inflammatory bowel disease334
Ch. 16Systemic lupus erythematosus342
Ch. 17Neonatal lupus erythematosus392
Ch. 18Juvenile dermatomyositis407
Ch. 19The systemic sclerodermas and related disorders442
Ch. 20Localized sclerodermas470
Ch. 21Overlap syndromes482
Ch. 22Vasculitis and its classification492
Ch. 23Leukocytoclastic vasculitis496
Ch. 24Polyarteritis nodosa and related vasculitides512
Ch. 25Kawasaki disease521
Ch. 26Granulomatous vasculitis, giant cell arteritis and sarcoidosis539
Ch. 27Behcet's disease561
Ch. 28Infectious arthritis and osteomyelitis568
Ch. 29Lyme disease591
Ch. 30Reactive arthritis604
Ch. 31Acute rheumatic fever and post-streptocococcal reactive arthritis614
Ch. 32Musculoskeletal manifestations of systemic disease630
Ch. 33Immunodeficiencies and the rheumatic diseases642
Ch. 34Periodic fever syndromes in children657
Ch. 35Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes671
Ch. 36Noninflammatory musculoskeletal pain conditions676
Ch. 37Pain and the pain amplification syndromes697
Ch. 38Skeletal maturation and bone mineralization in the pediatric rheumatic diseases716
Ch. 39Skeletal malignancies and related disorders728
Ch. 40Primary disorders of bone and connective tissues744

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