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Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Emery, Paul (Ed.)

2014, Approx. 100 p. 100 illus., 50 illus. in color.

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  • A high-quality educational initiative, written by leaders in the field of rheumatology, containing a collection of dozens relevant images, with extended descriptive captions and a comprehensive bibliography
  • Provides clinicians with a visual guide to rheumatoid arthritis, focusing on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including newer research into the signalling pathways involved in the pathogenesis of RA
  • Ideal for rheumatologists (both practitioners and trainees) involved in the treatment of patients with RA, including primary care physicians and nurses
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common and most serious of the inflammatory arthritic disorders, and it dominates clinical rheumatological practice. Effective, early treatment is vital as this can slow the course of the disease and reduce joint damage. RA is usually treated using disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), most commonly methotrexate. The newest treatments target the disease-causing immune elements specifically and directly. Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis is a high-quality educational initiative, written by leaders in the field of rheumatology, containing a collection of approximately 150 relevant images, with extended descriptive captions and a comprehensive bibliography. The Atlas of Rheumatoid Arthritis will provide clinicians with a visual guide to rheumatoid arthritis, focusing on assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including newer research into the signalling pathways involved in the pathogenesis of RA, before focusing on the treatment of RA.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Arthritis - Atlas - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Rheumatology - Rheumatology Imaging

Related subjects » Medicine - Radiology - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

​Classification of rheumatoid arthritis.- Pre-rheumatoid arthritis.- Early rheumatoid arthritis.- Established rheumatoid arthritis.- Remission.- Magnetic resonance imaging.- Dual emission X-ray absorptiometry.- Methotrexate.- Immunotherapy.- B-cell depletion.- Emerging therapies

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