Practical Rheumatology, 3e

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9780323029391: Practical Rheumatology, 3e

This practical resource distills all of the evidence-based clinical information on the presentations, diagnosis, and management of common musculoskeletal disorders from the parent text, Hochberg's: Rheumatology 3rd Edition. It provides an understanding of those rarer disorders for differential diagnosis as well as guidelines for referring patients to a specialist. With an emphasis on signs, symptoms, and lab tests, this 3rd Edition establishes principles of 'pattern recognition' essential to an accurate diagnosis.

  • Discusses common signs and symptoms, evaluation, and pattern recognition · presentations of regional disorders and widespread pain · infection related rheumatic disorders · connective disorders · osteoarthritis · crystal diseases · reactive arthritis · and more.
  • Encapsulates the key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic problems for the non-specialist.
  • Features the expertise of more than 50 international experts.
  • Provides step-by-step pictorial guidance on joint examination and injection techniques for common problems.
  • Includes summaries, algorithms, and full-color illustrations that aid in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Features a new trans-Atlantic editorial team as well as many new contributors.
  • Provides new sections on principles of management, including NSAIDS, Systemic corticosteroids, and alternative and complimentary medicine · pediatric rheumatology · and metabolic bone disease.
  • Includes an introductory overview of the scientific basis of rheumatic disease.

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An emphasis on signs, symptoms, and lab tests establish principles of 'pattern recognition' essential to an accurate diagnosis

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By Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Head, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA; Alan J. Silman, MD, ARC Professor of Rheumatic Disease Epidemiology, Director, ARC Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Manchester, UK; Josef S. Smolen, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Vienna and Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Lainz Hospital, Vienna, Austria; Michael E. Weinblatt, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Co-Director of Clinical Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; and Michael H. Weisman, MD, Director, Division of Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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