The Washington Manual Rheumatology Subspecialty Consult
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 239 pages
Prepared by residents, chief residents, and fellows at the Washington University School of Medicine, this handbook is a practical guide to inpatient and outpatient rheumatology consultations. It focuses on how to approach rheumatological problems, how to perform a musculoskeletal examination and arthrocentesis, and which medications are appropriate, including dosage and recommended monitoring.
The book covers symptoms and diseases and acute and chronic problems with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics. Content includes overviews of the major rheumatic diseases and sections on crystalline arthritis, seronegative spondyloarthropathies, vasculitis, infectious causes of arthritis, and miscellaneous rheumatology consultations.
This handbook is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.
The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
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Lynn 2 Rheumatologic Joint Exam
Kathryn H Dao 4 Synovial Fluid Analysis
Ron J Gerstle and Lawrence D Tang 6 Radiographic Evaluation
Celso R Velázquez 8 Regional Pain Syndromes
Christensen 9 Drugs Used in the
Latinis 10 Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shepherd 11 Osteoarthritis
Celso R Velázquez 12 Systemic Lupus
Ernesto Gutierrez 26 Microscopic Polyangiitis
Ernesto Gutierrez 28 Cryoglobulinemia and
Ernesto Gutierrez 30 Thromboangiitis Obliterans
Latinis 32 Infectious Arthritis
Shepherd 34 Acute Rheumatic Fever
Kathryn H Dao 36 Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Milan J Anadkat and Kevin M Latinis 38 Scleroderma
Kathryn H Dao 39 Antiphospholipid
Lynn 13 GOut
Latinis 16 Ankylosing Spondylitis
Latinis 18 Reactive Arthritis
Ernesto Gutierrez 20 Introduction to Vasculitis
Ulker Tok 22 Giant Cell Arteritis and
Ernesto Gutierrez 24 Wegeners Granulomatosis