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Medicine - Rheumatology | Pocket Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases

Pocket Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases

Klippel, John H. (Ed.)

2nd ed. 2010, 242 p. 20 illus. in color.

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  • The chapter structure of the Pocket Primer corresponds to the Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases, so that readers of the Primer can easily cross-refer to the Pocket Primer
  • Although concise, the book is thorough, covering all known rheumatic diseases
  • The content is presented in bullet points, so that it is quick and easy to pinpoint the relevant information
  • The small size of the book makes it easy to carry around for reference on a day-to-day basis
  • The book includes around 80 tables that present list-like data in an approachable format
The Pocket Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases is a practical tool for medical professionals caring for patients who have any of the more than 150 rheumatic diseases. This compact text is designed for easy use in the examination room, laboratory, or consultation office. Thorough, yet concise, the Pocket Primer offers the medical professional top-line diagnostic and treatment information for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. It is fully updated to accompany the new 13th edition of the Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases, one of the most respected and widely used rheumatology textbooks in the world.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Arthritis - Arthropathie - calcium - dysplasia - imaging - joint - necrosis - osteoarthritis - osteoporosis - pain - pain management - rehabilitation - rheumatic diseases - rheumatoid arthritis

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

History and Physical Examination.- Laboratory Assessment.- Arthrocentesis and Synovial Fluid Analysis.- Imaging Techniques.- Monarticular Joint Disease.- Polyarticular Joint Disease.- Regional Rheumatic Pain Syndromes.- Fibromyalgia and Diffuse Pain Syndromes.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.- Psoriatic Arthritis.- Ankylosing Spondylitis.- Reactive and Enteropathic Arthritis.- Osteoarthritis.- Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate, Hydroxyapatite, and Miscellaneous Crystals.- Infectious Disorders.- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.- Antiphospholipid Syndrome.- Systemic Sclerosis.- Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies.- Metabolic Myopathies.- Sjögren’s Syndrome.- Vasculitides.- Behçet’s Syndrome.- Adult Still’s Disease.- Autoinflammatory Disorders/Periodic Syndromes.- Less Common Arthropathies.- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.- Osteonecrosis.- Paget’S Disease.- Osteoporosis.- Therapeutic Injections.- Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.- Glucocorticoids.- Operative Treatment.- Complementary and Alternative Therapies.

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