Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Third Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 11, 2013 - Medical - 600 pages
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The most up-to-date and readily accessible rheumatology resource available

The third edition of this trusted quick-reference guide has everything you need to keep pace with this fast-moving field—presented in the acclaimed CURRENT format. A practical reference for primary care providers, the book simplifies the treatment of difficult-to-manage rheumatologic diseases and disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis.

Features

  • NEW full-color photographs
  • NEW chapters on clinical genetics, drug-induced syndromes, and metabolic myopathies
  • Straightforward, expert coverage of the entire range of rheumatology disorders
  • Full explanations of common and major disorders in clinical immunology
  • Concise chapters geared to the needs of trainees and clinicians
  • First section that addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose rheumatologic complaints—and delivers key “approach to the patient” strategies
 

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Contents

Section I Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Disease
1
Section II Rheumatoid Arthritis Spondyloarthropathies
139
Section III Lupus Related Autoimmune Disorders
187
Section IV Vasculitis
245
Section V Degenerative Joint Disease CrystalInduced Arthritis
327
Section VI Infection
345
Section VII Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
397
Section VIII Disorders of Bone
433
Section IX Special Topics
461
Index
579
Color insert
601
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About the Authors
John Imboden MD
Director, Division of Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

John Stone MD
Director, Division of Rheumatology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

David Helman MD
Chairman of Medicine
Bayview Medical Center
Professor of Internal Medicine
John Hopkins Schoolf of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

David Hellmann David Hellmann, MD Chairman of Medicine Bayview Medical Center Professor of Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins School of Medicine JOHNS HOPKINS SCH OF MED

John Stone David Hellmann, MD Chairman of Medicine Bayview Medical Center Professor of Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins School of Medicine JOHNS HOPKINS SCH OF MED

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