The New Sjogren's Syndrome Handbook
Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder which is both prevalent and critically underdiagnosed. This comprehensive handbook will serve as an invaluable guide for day-to-day living with this chronic condition. It covers diagnosis, etiology, management, and treatment of the disease, and its chapters are written by some of the most eminent rheumatologists in the world.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 161.5 x 243.3 x 22.6mm | 547.41g
- 19 Nov 1998
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
- 4 halftones, 1 line drawing
Table of contents
1. What Is Sjogren's Syndrome: An Overview; 2. What Causes Sjogren's Syndrome?; 3. Who Gets Sjogren's Syndrome?; 4. The Medical Workup; 5. Eyes; 6. Salivary and Oral Components; 7. Ears, Nose, and Throat; 8. Connective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis; 9. Lungs; 10. Gastrointestinal System; 11. Kidneys; 12. Nervous Sytem; 13. Lymphoma in Sjogren's Syndrome; 15. Allergy in Patients with Sjogren's Syndrome; 16. Fibromyalgia Complicating Sjogren's Syndrome; 17. Gynecological Issues; 18. Pregnancy in Women with Sjogren's Syndrome : Neonatal Problems; 19. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome; 20. Treatment of Extraglandular Disease; 21. Oral Treatment and Dental Caries Prevention; 22. Care of the Mouth, Throat, and Voice; 23. What You Should Know about Medication Use; 24. Anesthetic Management of Patients with Sjogren's Syndrome; 25. Living with Sjogren's Syndrome; 26. Tips for Daily Living with Sjogren's Syndrome and Frequently Asked Questions
About Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
The Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation is located in Jericho, New York. Kathy Hammitt is the Director of the Foundation and Steve Carsons, M.D., is medical advisor and editor-in-chief of the volume. He lives in Mineola, New York.