Your Questions Answered
- Robert Metz, MD, MB, BhD, Ch PhD MD, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Mason Clinic, Seattle, WA Leader in Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist: University Hospital Aintree, Royal Liverpool Hospital and Liverpool Women's Hospital, Liverpool, UK
- Nigel Jones, MD, General Practitioner, The Orrell Park Surgery, Liverpool, UK
General practitioners and other health practitioners providing front line care (including nurses)
- Published: February 2004
- Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
- ISBN: 978-0-443-07442-4
Table of Contents1. Aetiology, Epidemiology and Pathology of Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. History and Examination
3. Laboratory tests
4. Confirming the Diagnosis, what's RA and what isn't
- Drug treatment, symptom relief.
- Drug treatment, disease modifiers/suppressants.
- Drug treatment, newer agents.
5. Non-drug Treatment in RA. Social and other issues in RA
6. Coordinating care for the RA patient
7. Sources of further information and support
Appendices: HAQ; Useful addresses and websites; Widely used NSAIDs and simple analgesics
Glossary of acronyms
List of patient questions