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Rheumatology Secrets

The new and expanded second edition of this popular volume covers the common and uncommon rheumatic disorders encountered in practice, discussed on rounds, and found on exams. Each chapter reviews basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and practical management issues. This edition features a new section on Pain Management. Mnemonics, lists, tables, illustrations and the engaging format of The Secrets Series® make this text enjoyable and useful.

Paperback, 695 Pages

Published: May 2002

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-474-7

Contents

  • I. GENERAL CONCEPTS
    1. Classification and Health Impact of the Rheumatic Diseases
    2. Rheumatology's Ten Golden Rules
    3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System
    II. SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
    4. Overview of the Immune Response
    5. Overview of the Inflammatory Response
    6. Immunogenetics of the Rheumatic Diseases
    7. Tolerance and Autoimmunity
    III. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH RHEUMATIC SYMPTOMS
    8. History and Physical Examination
    9. Laboratory Evaluation
    10. Arthrocentesis and Synovial Fluid Analysis
    11. Radiographic and Imaging Modalities
    12. Synovial Biopsies
    13. Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies
    14. Approach to the Patient with Monoarticular Symptoms
    15. Approach to the Patient with Polyarticular Symptoms
    16. Approach to the Patient with Neuromuscular Symptoms
    17. Health Status Measurements
    18. Preoperative Assessment of Patients with Rheumatic Disease
    IV. SYSTEMIC CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES
    19. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    20. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    21. Drug-induced Lupus
    22. Systemic Sclerosis
    23. Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome, Diffuse Fasciitis with Eosinophilia, and Rheumatic Disease Associated with Silicone Breast Implants
    24. Inflammatory Muscle Disease
    25. Overlap Syndromes and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
    26. Sjögren's Syndrome
    27. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
    28. Adult-onset Still's Disease
    29. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    V. THE VASCULITIDES AND RELATED DISORDERS
    30. Approach to the Patient with Suspected Vasculitis
    31. Large-Vessel Vasculitis: Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu's Arteritis
    32. Medium-Vessel Vasculitides: Polyarteritis Nodosa, Allergic Angiitis and Granulomatosis of Churg-Strauss, and Thromboangiitis Obliterans
    33. Wegener's Granulomatosis and Other ANCA-associated Diseases
    34. Small-Vessel Vasculitides, including Henoch-Schönlein Purpura and Urticarial Vasculitis
    35. Cryoglobulinemia
    36. Behçet's Syndrome
    37. Relapsing Polychondritis
    VI. SERONEGATIVE SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES
    38. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    39. Enteropathic Arthritides
    40. Reiter's Syndrome and Reactive Arthritides
    41. Arthritis Associated with Psoriasis and Other Skin Diseases
    VII. ARTHRITIS ASSOCIATED WITH INFECTIOUS AGENTS
    42. Bacterial Septic Arthritis
    43. Lyme Disease
    44. Mycobacterial and Fungal Joint and Bone Diseases
    45. Viral Arthritides
    46. AIDS-associated Rheumatic Syndromes
    47. Whipple's Disease
    48. Acute Rheumatic Fever
    VIII. RHEUMATIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH METABOLIC, ENDOCRINE, AND HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES
    49. Gout
    50. Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease
    51. Hydroxyapatite ad Other Crystalline Diseases
    52. Endocrine-associated Arthropathies
    53. Arthropathies Associated with Hematologic Diseases
    54. Malignancy-associated Rheumatic Disorders
    IX. BONE AND CARTILAGE DISORDERS
    55. Osteoarthritis
    56. Metabolic Bone Disease
    57. Paget's Disease of Bone
    58. Osteonecrosis
    X. HEREDITARY, CONGENITAL, AND INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM ASSOCIATED WITH RHEUMATIC SYNDROMES
    59. Heritable Collagen Disorders
    60. Inborn Errors of Metabolism Affecting Connective Tissue
    61. Storage and Deposition Diseases
    62. Rheumatic Manifestations of the Primary Immunodeficiency Syndromes
    63. Bone and Joint Dysplasias
    XI. NONARTICULAR AND REGIONAL MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
    64. Approach to the Patient with Neck and Low Back Pain
    65. Fibromyalgia
    66. Regional Musculoskeletal Disorders
    67. Sports Medicine and Occupational Injuries
    68. Entrapment Neuropathies
    69. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
    XII. NEOPLASMS AND TUMOR-LIKE LESIONS
    70. Benign and Malignant Tumors of Joints and Synovium
    71. Common Bony Lesions: Radiographic Features
    XIII. PEDIATRIC RHEUMATIC DISEASES
    72. Approach to the Child with Joint Pain
    73. Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    74. Juvenile Systemic Connective Tissue Diseases
    75. Kawasaki's Disease
    XIV. MISCELLANEOUS RHEUMATIC DISORDERS
    76. Metabolic and Other Genetic Myopathies
    77. Amyloidosis
    78. Raynaud's Phenomenon
    79. Uveitis
    80. Rheumatic Syndromes Associated with Sarcoidosis
    81. Rheumatic Disorders in the Dialysis Patient
    82. Rheumatic Disease and the Pregnant Patient
    83. Odd and Ends
    XV. MANAGEMENT OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
    84. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
    85. Glucocorticoids-Systemic ad Injectable
    86. Systemic Antirheumatic Drugs
    87. Cytotoxic Drugs and Immunomodulators
    88. Hypouricemic Agents and Colchicine
    89. Bone-strengthening Agents
    90. Rehabilitative Techniques
    91. Psychosocial Aspects of Rheumatic Diseases
    92. Surgical Treatment and Rheumatic Disorders
    93. Disability
    XVI. FINAL SECRETS
    94. Unconventional Remedies and Folk Medicine
    95. History, the Arts, and Rheumatic Diseases
    96. Sir William Osler, I Presume

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