Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by Caroline GordonSystemic Lupus Erythematosus by Caroline Gordon

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

EditorCaroline Gordon, David Isenberg

Paperback | April 12, 2016

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (often abbreviated to SLE or lupus) is a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body, causing the immune system to attack the body's cells and tissue, and resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. This new addition to the Oxford RheumatologyLibrary series provides a practical approach to the assessment and management of patients with this complex, multisystem autoimmune disease to improve the diagnosis and treatment of the disease and its complications. It provides comprehensive but easy to assimilate reading for consultantrheumatologists, dermatologists, nephrologists, obstetricians and other specialists and their trainees, interested GPs, specialist nurses, and clinical trial teams both in hospitals and contract research organizations.
Caroline Gordon is a Professor in Rheumatology at the University of Birmingham and a Consultant Rheumatologist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She set up the Birmingham lupus cohort and has also been involved in the development of the BILAG disease activity in...
Title:Systemic Lupus ErythematosusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0 inPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198739184

ISBN - 13:9780198739180

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Table of Contents

1. Graciela S. Alarcon and Manuel Ugarte-Gil: History of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus2. Peter Lloyd, Bevra Hahn and Sarah Doaty: Aetiopathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus3. Sam Lim and Caroline Gordon: Epidemiology4. Ben Rhodes and Caroline Gordon: Clinical Features5. David Isenberg and Anthony Isaacs: Laboratory Tests/Investigations6. Anisur Rahman: Treatment of SLE; Conventional (Drugs and non-pharmaceutical methods including counselling and self help)7. David Isenberg and Maria Mouyis: Biologic therapies in SLE8. Nicola Ambrose, Claire Louise Murphy and Yiannis Ioannou: Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus9. Rosalind Ramsey-Goldma and April Jorge: Special situations in Lupus