ABC of Rheumatology (ABC Series 4th Edition)

ABC of Rheumatology (ABC Series 4th Edition)

By: Ade 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.

About Author

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 Reflex 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

  • ISBN13: 9781405170680
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 188
  • ID: 9781405170680
  • weight: 488
  • ISBN10: 1405170689
  • edition: 4th Edition

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