Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology

Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology

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The Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology offers practical, point of care guidance on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic rheumatologic problems. This is a remarkably comprehensive resource, holding a large amount of information in a compact pocket book. It 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 626 pages
  • 101.6 x 180.34 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 19 plates, tables, and figures
  • 0195367782
  • 9780195367782

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"This is a useful pocket reference manual for diagnosing and treating an array of rheumatologic conditions. The clearly labeled, bulleted chapters allow for easy access to information."--Doody'sshow more

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Part I: The Evaluation of Rheumatic Disease; 1. Evaluating Musculoskeletal Pain; 2. Regional Musculoskeletal Conditions: Making a Working Diagnosis; 3. Patterns of Disease Prevention: Making a Working Diagnosis; 4. The Spectrum of Presentation of Rheumatic Disease; Part II: The Clinical Features and Management of Rheumatic Diseases; 5. Rheumatoid Arthritis; 6. Osteoarthritis; 7. Crystal Arthropathies; 8. The Spondyloarthropathies; 9. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; 10. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; 11. The Antiphospholipid (Antibody) Syndrome; 12. Sjogren's Syndrome; 13. Systemic Sclerosis and Related Disorders; 14. Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies--Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis; 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. Rheumatological Emergenciesshow more

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