Topics include: Physical examinations and approaches to common rheumatic presentations. How to select and interpret laboratory tests and imaging. How to handle specific rheumatologic emergencies. Joint aspiration and injection techniques.The Canadian Clinician's Rheumatology Handbook, endorsed by the Canadian Rheumatology Association, is a practical, fully illustrated handbook for the diagnosis and initial management of rheumatic disorders. Residents in rheumatology, internal medicine and family medicine programs, practicing physicians and medical students will find this handy pocket guide to be an indispensable resource. Allied health professionals and nurse practitioners will also find it accessible and informative, helping them to better manage their patients and clients.Lead author Dr. Lori Albert has assembled a team of expert contributors, including academic rheumatologists from across Canada. This new edition updates and expands the very popular Canadian Residents' Rheumatology Handbook.