Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology by Philip Seo

Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology

byPhilip Seo

Paperback | July 17, 2013

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The second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology offers practical, point of care guidance on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic rheumatologic problems. Holding a large amount of information in a compact pocket book, this remarkably comprehensive resource coversthe full range of the discipline, from new biologic therapies used in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis, to new information on drugs, chronic widespread pain, shoulder/neck pain, and complementary medicine. Its easy-to-use format and organization allows easy access to precise, prescriptiveinformation. Since the first edition's publication, new diagnostic criteria have been introduced for major rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This second edition incorporates the latest diagnostic criteria as well as new therapeutic agents for lupus and rheumatoidarthritis.

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Philip Seo is Co-Director of The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Title:Oxford American Handbook of RheumatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 7.09 × 4.21 × 0.03 inPublished:July 17, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199907994

ISBN - 13:9780199907991

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The presentation of rheumatic disease1. Evaluating musculoskeletal pain2. Regional musculoskeletal conditions: making a working diagnosis3. Patterns of disease presentation: making a working diagnosis4. The spectrum of presentation of rheumatic diseasePart 2: The clinical features and management of rheumatic diseases5. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)6. Osteoarthritis (OA)7. The crystal arthropathies8. The spondyloarthropathies9. Juvenile idiopathic arthiritis (JIA)10. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)11. The antiphospholipid (antibody) syndrome (APS)12. Sogren's syndrome (SS)13. Systemic sclerosis and related disorders14. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies- polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)15. Primary vasculitides16. Metabolic bone diseases and disorders of collagen17. Infection and rheumatic disease18. Miscellaneous conditions19. Common upper limb musculoskeletal lesions20. Back pain21. Complementary and alternative medicine in rheumatology22. Rheumatologic emergenciesIndex