ABC of Rheumatology (ABC Series 4th Revised edition)

ABC of Rheumatology (ABC Series 4th Revised edition)

By: Adewale Adebajo (author)Paperback

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Musculoskeletal diseases are the most widespread chronic illness in the UK and one of the top 3 reasons why the over 45s visit their GP. The ABC of Rheumatology is a practical, introductory guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of rheumatology and rheumatic diseases for the non-specialist. Providing detailed overviews of all major areas of rheumatology this fully revised fourth edition includes updated information on new treatments, therapies, evidence and guidelines. An informative and practical source of knowledge, with highly illustrated chapters including boxed summaries, links to further information, reading and resources, this well established ABC title is an accessible reference for all primary care health professionals, GPs, junior doctors, medical students and nurses.

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Adewale Adebajo FACP, FRCP(Glasg) is Associate Director of Teaching and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK


Contributors, vii Preface, xi List of Abbreviations, xii 1 Community Rheumatology: Delivering Care Across Boundaries, 1 Elaine M Hay, Jackie Hill and Ade Adebajo 2 Pain in the Wrist and Hand, 5 Michael Shipley and Elspeth Wise 3 Pain in the Neck, Shoulder and Arm, 12 Rachelle Buchbinder and Caroline Mitchell 4 Low Back Pain, 21 Rajiv K Dixit and D John Dickson 5 Pain in the Hip, 28 Andrew J Hamer and Jeffrey N Katz 6 Pain in the Knee, 32 Adrian Dunbar and Mark Wilkinson 7 Pain in the Foot, 38 James Woodburn and Philip S Helliwell 8 Fibromyalgia Syndrome, 47 Sarah Ryan and Anita Campbell 9 Osteoarthritis, 51 Virginia Byers Kraus and Michael Doherty 10 Gout, Hyperuricaemia and Crystal Arthritis, 59 Martin Underwood and Ade Adebajo 11 Osteoporosis, 65 Eugene McCloskey, Nicola Peel and Richard Eastell 12 Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Features and Diagnosis, 71 Kamran Hameed and Mohammed Akil 13 Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 76 Edwin S L Chan, Anthony G Wilson and Bruce N Cronstein 14 Spondyloarthritides, 79 Andrew Keat and Robert Inman 15 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, 85 Taunton R Southwood and Ilona S Szer 16 Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 98 Helen Foster and Lori Tucker 17 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis, 107 Eric L Matteson and Howard A Bird 18 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus-like Syndromes, 114 Caroline Gordon and Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman 19 Raynaud's Phenomenon and Scleroderma, 123 Christopher P Denton and Carol M Black 20 Refl ex Sympathetic Dystrophy, 130 Chris Deighton and Paul Davis 21 Is it a Connective Tissue Disease?, 134 Peter J Maddison and Mohammed Tikly 22 Sports and Exercise Medicine, 142 Cathy Speed 23 Vasculitis and Related Rashes, 148 Richard A Watts and David G I Scott 24 Laboratory Tests, 156 Cynthia Aranow, Margaret J Larche and David A Isenberg 25 The Team Approach, 163 Janet Cushnaghan, Elaine M Hay and Louise Warburton 26 Epidemiology of Rheumatic Diseases, 167 Alan Silman and Jacqueline Oliver Index, 171

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405170680
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781405170680
  • weight: 568
  • ISBN10: 1405170689
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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