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
     
 

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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

Overview

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.

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

BASIC CONCEPTS 1

C H A P T E R 1 Introduction to the Study of Rheumatic

C H A P T E R 2
Structure and Function

C H A P T E R 3
The Immune System and the Inflammatory
Response

C H A P T E R 4
Integrative Genomics

C H A P T E R 5
Pharmacology and Drug Therapy

C H A P T E R 6
Design, Measurement and Analysis of Clinical
Investigations

C H A P T E R 7
Assessment of Health Status, Function and
Quality of Life Outcomes: Methodology and
Instruments

C H A P T E R 8
A General Approach to Management of Rheumatic Disease in Children

C H A P T E R 9
Chronic Arthritis in Childhood

C H A P T E R 1 0
Polyarthritis

C H A P T E R 1 1
Oligoarthritis

C H A P T E R 1 2
Systemic Arthritis

C H A P T E R 1 3
Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis

C H A P T E R 1 4
Psoriatic Arthritis

C H A P T E R 1 5
Arthropathies of Inflammatory Bowel
Disease

C H A P T E R 1 6
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

C H A P T E R 1 7
Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus

C H A P T E R 1 8
Juvenile Dermatomyositis

C H A P T E R 1 9
The Systemic Sclerodermas and Related
Disorders

C H A P T E R 2 0
Localized Sclerodermas

C H A P T E R 2 1
Overlap Syndromes

C H A P T E R 2 2
Vasculitis and its Classification

C H A P T E R 2 3
Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

C H A P T E R 2 4
Polyarteritis Nodosa and Related

C H A P T E R 2 5
Kawasaki Disease

C H A P T E R 2 6
Granulomatous Vasculitis, Giant Cell Arteritis
and Sarcoidosis

C H A P T E R 2 7
Behcet’sDisease

C H A P T E R 2 8 Infectious Arthritis and Osteomyelitis

C H A P T E R 2 9 Lyme Disease

C H A P T E R 3 0 Reactive Arthritis
Ruben Burgos-Vargas and Janitzia Vazquez-Mellado

C H A P T E R 3 1
Acute Rheumatic Fever and Post-streptocococcal

C H A P T E R 3 2
Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Systemic
Disease

C H A P T E R 3 3
Immunodeficiencies and the Rheumatic
Diseases

C H A P T E R 3 4
Periodic Fever Syndromes in Children

C H A P T E R 3 5
Cryopyrin associated Periodic Syndrome

C H A P T E R 3 6
Noninflammatory Musculoskeletal Pain
Conditions

C H A P T E R 3 7
Pain and the Pain Amplification Syndromes

C H A P T E R 3 8
Skeletal Maturation and Bone Mineralization in
the Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases

C H A P T E R 3 9
Skeletal Malignancies and Related Disorders

C H A P T E R 4 0
Primary Disorders of Bone and Connective
Tissues

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