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.