Oxford Desk Reference: Rheumatology by Richard Watts

Oxford Desk Reference: Rheumatology

EditorRichard Watts, Gavin Clunie, Frances Hall

Hardcover | May 8, 2009

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Rheumatology is an ever-changing specialty in which the amount of available information is growing daily and spread across a myriad of books, journals and websites. The Oxford Desk Reference: Rheumatology brings this information together in an easy-to-use format. This essential resourcecombines up-to-date, relevant, evidence-based information with the latest guidelines and the experience of senior consultants. The book is designed such that each subject forms a self-contained topic in its own right, laid out across two or four pages to facilitate the key aim of rapid and easy access to information. This makes the information included simple to find, read and absorb, so that the book can be consulted inthe clinic or ward setting for information on the optimum management of a particular condition. Written by internationally renowned rheumatology consultants, with expert contributors for each section, this book is must-have resource for all rheumatologists and an excellent reference for all doctors.

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Dr. Richard Watts is Consultant Rheumatologist at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK and Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Dr. Gavin Clunie is Consultant Rheumatologist at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK. Dr. Frances Hall is ARC Lecturer at...

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Title:Oxford Desk Reference: RheumatologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.06 inPublished:May 8, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199229996

ISBN - 13:9780199229994

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Table of Contents

1. Clinical assessment of rheumatological disease2. Investigation of rheumatic disease3. Organ involvement in rheumatological disease4. Rheumatological procedures5. Regional musculoskeletal anatomy and conditions6. Rheumatoid arthritis7. Sponyloarthopathies8. Autoimmune connective tissue diseases9. Vasculitis10. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis11. Pregnancy and the rheumatic disease12. Osetoarthritis and related disorders13. Crystal arthritis14. Bone disease15. Collagen disorders16. Musculoskeletal infection17. Chronic pain18. Miscellaneous19. DMARDS and immunosuppressive drugs