Harrison's Rheumatology, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 21, 2010 - Medical - 368 pages
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Rheumatology--with all the authority of HARRISON'S

Featuring the chapters on rheumatology that appear in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation.

Features:

  • Current, thorough coverage of need-to-know immunology and rheumatology topics, including the immune system in health and disease, disorders of immune-mediated injuries, and disorders of the joints and adjacent tissues
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
  • 60+ high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e
  • Content and reference updates since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e
  • 23 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise
The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e:
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Dan L. Longo, MD
J. Larry Johnson, MD, PhD
Joseph Lascalzo, MD, PhD
 

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Contents

Disorders of ImmuneMediated Injury
65
Disorders of the Joints and Adjacent Tissues
209
Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance
277
Review and SelfAssessment
299
Index
327
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Editor
Anthony S. Fauci MD
Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Associate Editor
Carol A. Langford, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Vasculitis Care and Research
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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