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Medicine - Rheumatology | Clinician’s Manual on Lupus

Clinician’s Manual on Lupus

Hughes, Graham, Sangle, Sirish

2012, XI, 100 p.

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  • Written by internationally renowned experts in the field
  • Includes practical, clinical and treatment guidelines applicable in primary care
  • A well-written, easy to follow educational resource that includes dozens of black-and-white and colour images for enhanced learning
  • Works as a practical handbook for general practitioners and medical professionals interested in providing up-to-date treatment and management
Clinician’s Manual on Lupus is an expert overview of Lupus and related conditions that serves as an educational resource for medical students, physicians and other medical professionals with an interest in rheumatology. The book is an up-to-date introduction to the disease and includes high quality colour photographs and evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing, treating and managing Lupus in primary care.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Diagnosis - General Practitioner - Lupus - Rheumatology

Related subjects » Medicine - Public Health - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

1. Lupus: An introduction.- 2. What is lupus?.- 3. Skin.- 4. Tendons and joints.- 5. Kidney.- 6. The brain.- 7. Heart and blood vessels.- 8. Liver and gastrointestinal tract.- 9. Blood.- 10. Diagnosing lupus.- 11. Treatment.- 12. Sjögren’s syndrome.- 13. Hughes syndrome (the antiphospholipid syndrome).- 14. Mixed connective tissue disease (and overlap syndromes).- 15. Vasculitis 16. Lupus-related topics.

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