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Rheumatology, 2-Volume Set

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Consistently lauded for its comprehensiveness and full-color color presentation, the latest edition of Rheumatology by Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH et al. continues the tradition of excellence of previous editions. Designed to meet the needs of the practicing clinician, it provides extensive, authoritative coverage of rheumatic disease from basic scientific principles to practical points of clinical management in a lucid, logical, user-friendly manner. Access the complete contents online - fully searchable with links to PubMed and CrossRef, outcome measurement tools, classification criteria, self assessment tools, and more.

Audience
Rheumatology

Hardbound, 2228 Pages

Published: October 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06551-1

Contents

  • Section 1: The Scientific Basis of Rheumatic Disease

    *Epidemiologic Concepts and Classification of Rheumatology
    *Principles of Outcome Assessment
    *The Worldwide Economic and Functional Impact of *Rheumatic Disorders and Pharmaconomics
    *Principles of Health Economics and Application to Rheumatic Disorders and Pharmaconomics
    *The Musculoskeletal System and Joint Physiology
    *Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Spine
    *Biomechanics of Peripheral Joints
    *The Synovium

    Articular cartilage

    *Bone Structure and Function
    *Molecular Biology

    Signal Transduction

    *Genetic Factors in rheumatic disease
    *Principles of adaptive immunity

    Principles of Innate Immunity

    *Tissue Destruction and Repair
    *Neuropeptides, Free Radicals and Inflammation

    Scientific Basis of Pain

    Pharmacogenomics

    Section 2: Evaluation: Signs and Symptoms


    *History and Physical Examination
    *Pattern Recognition Arthritis
    *Laboratory Tests in Rheumatic Disorders
    *Synovial Fluid Analysis
    *Minimally Invasive Procedures
    *Skin and Rheumatic Disease
    *The Eye and Rheumatic disease
    *The Heart in Rheumatic Disease
    *The Lung in Rheumatic Disease
    *Gastrointestinal Tract and Rheumatic Disease
    *The Kidney and Rheumatic Diseases

    Section 3: Evaluation Imaging Techniques

    Conventional Radiography and CT

    MRI

    Ultrasound


    *DXA and Measurement of Bone

    Section 4: Principles of Management

    *Health Promotion and Patient Education for People with Arthritis

    Nutrition

    *Principles of Opiate Management
    *NSAIDS
    *Systemic Corticosterioids in Rheumatology
    *Aspiration and Injection of Joints
    *Antimalarials and Gold
    *Sulfasalazine
    *Methotrexate

    Leflunomide

    *Immunosuppressives

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