Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

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The new edition of this highly successful textbook is now available in one carefully integrated volume. A strong clinical emphasis is present throughout from the first section of commonly presenting problems through to the section addressing problems shared with a range of other clinical sub-specialties. The therapy of rheumatic diseases has undergone radical change in the last years with new biological therapies as the new evidence for therapies is covered extensively. In order to tackle the question of how these clinical problems arise a well-written beautifully illustrated account is given of fundamental processes of inflamation. This clearly shows that usculoskeletal diseases in the main arise as a combination of gentic, hormonal, environmental an other factors which conspire against the individual. The fourth section deals with the important topic of investigations. Patients with rheumatological disease often suffer a wide variety of complications and this section provides a detailed review of means of assessment.The book also provides a thorough and comprehensive review of the many forms of arthritis and their allied complications, illustrated by many colour photographs. Clinical algorithms are provided throughout to facilitate discussions about management in each of the major forms of arthritis.show more

Product details

  • CD-ROM | 1632 pages
  • 119.38 x 124.46 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0195224116
  • 9780195224115

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UNEDITED UK REVIEW: "Review from previous edition 'this book encapsulates rheumatology'.'This book encapsulates rheumatology...There are no weak sections in the book. I have no doubt that this new edition will be a well-deserved success'.. Rheumatology UNEDITED UK REVIEW: "'Overall this is a superb textbook that reflects current understanding of rheumatology around the world.' The Journal of Rheumatology UNEDITED UK REVIEW: "'This work revised from the well received first edition, proves its mettle once again.The organisation is especially attractive...to know rheumatology is to know medicine, and this book confirms it.' JAMA UNEDITED UK REVIEW: "There is a happy balanced marriage between the scientific and clinical audience...Useful summary, algorithms/sections were readily available. Annals of Rheumatologyshow more