This highly illustrated text provides comprehensive coverage of the examination of patients with joint or periarticular disease. It includes full details of joint aspiration, injection techniques and examination of synovial fluid. This 2nd Edition contains more practical procedures than ever before, with new coverage of biopsy and epidural injections. All chapters have been revised and expanded to include more illustrations.
Section I: INTRODUCTION to EXAMINATION. Introduction. The Minimum Rheumatological Examination. Disease Assessment Indices. Section II: EXAMINATION of SPECIFIC REGIONS. The Shoulder. The Elbow. The Hand. The Spine. The Hip. The Knee. The Foot and Ankle. The Temporomandibular Joint. Posture and Gait. Section II: ASPIRATION and INJECTION TECHNIQUES. Principles of Joint Aspiration and Steroid Injection. Examination of Synovial Fluid.
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- © Saunders Ltd. 1999
- 8th October 1998
- Saunders Ltd.
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Consultant Senior Lecturer, Rheumatology Unit, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
Author of Sclera and Systemic Disorders, 2nd Edition, 2004 First Prize winner for the Ophthalmology Section of the British Medical Association Book Awards.
Consultant Rheumatologist, Addenbroke's Hospital, Cambridge, Director of Rheumatology Research Group, Addenbroke's Hospital, Cambridge, Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cambridge
Consultant Rheumatologist, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; formerly Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Consultant Rheumatologist, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, UK
Section Head, Orbital & Oculoplastic Surgery, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH