Rheumatoid Arthritis

1st Edition

Your Questions Answered

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780443074424

Key Features

  • Presents information in a question and answer format to facilitate ease of reference.
  • Covers both common and uncommon clinical issues.
  • Reviews laboratory tests and differential diagnosis.
  • Discusses the drug therapies now available, including their benefits and side effects, as well as treatments under development.
  • Offers a section on patients' frequently asked questions.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
164
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443074424

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