Rheumatoid Arthritis book cover

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Your Questions Answered

This new volume in the Your Questions Answered Series helps readers to effectively diagnose and manage patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It presents information in the Series' succinct, accessible, question and answer format, with an emphasis on evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge, including the impact of all of the innovative, new drug therapies now available.

Audience
General practitioners and other health practitioners providing front line care (including nurses)

Paperback, 164 Pages

Published: February 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07442-4

Contents

  • 1. 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

    References

    Glossary of acronyms

    List of patient questions

    Index

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