Crash Course Rheumatology and Orthopaedics - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780723434719, 9780723437536

Crash Course Rheumatology and Orthopaedics

2nd Edition

Series Editors: Daniel Horton-Szar
Authors: Daniel Marsland Sabrina Kapoor
eBook ISBN: 9780723437536
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 5th August 2008
Page Count: 316

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Patient Presents With

Regional pain

Widespread musculoskeletal pain

An acute, hot swollen joint

A child with a limp


A limb swelling

An incidental bone lesion on X-ray

Altered sensation and weakness

Part II: Diseases and Disorders


Rheumatoid arthritis


Connective tissue diseases

Metabolic bone disease

Crystal arthropathies

Paediatric joint disease



Infection of bones and joints


Surgical principles in the treatment of bone and joint disease

Pre-and post-operative care

Bone tumours/malignancy

Disorders of the spine

Sports injuries

Peripheral nerve lesions

Soft tissue disorders

Part III: History, Examination, and Common Investigations

Taking a history

General principles of examining joints

Examination of joints

Writing up a medical clerking


Part IV: Self-assessment





Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Key Features

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!

  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors who really understand today’s exam situation!

  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!

  • Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Communication’ boxes help you remember the key points!

  • Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!

  • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!


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About the Series Editors

Daniel Horton-Szar Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Northgate Medical Practice, Canterbury, Kent, UK

About the Authors

Daniel Marsland Author

Affiliations and Expertise

ST2 Cardiothoracics, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK

Sabrina Kapoor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospital Trust, UK