Pocket Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases

Editors: Klippel, John H. (Ed.)

  • 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
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About this book

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.

About the authors

John H. Klippel, MD - President and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation based in Atlanta, GA, Dr Klippel has more than 30 years experience in rheumatology, and since joining the Arthritis Foundation in 1999 as medical director, has provided overall direction to the Arthritis Foundation's research programs. He previously served as clinical director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and as the scientific director of the Alliance for Lupus Research. His honours and awards include the Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Award, Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award (NIH Clinical Center), Directors Award (NIH Clinical Center) and the Burroughs-Wellcome Visiting Professor Award from the Royal Society of Medicine in London. John H. Stone, MD, MPH is Clinical Director of Rheumatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA and the Chairman of the International Network for the Study of the Systemic Vasculitides (INSSYS). Dr Stone's research interests relate to translational investigations in systemic vasculitis. He has directed two multicenter clinical trials in Wegener's granulomatosis and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis, the Wegener's Granulomatosis Etanercept Trial (WGET) and the Rituximab in ANCA-associated Vasculitis (RAVE) trial. His other research efforts relate to the identification of new biomarkers through proteomic approaches, and to the development of clinical trials' outcome measures in rheumatic autoimmune diseases. Leslie J Crofford MD - Gloria W. Singletary Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Women’s Health at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Dr Crofford specialises in auto-immune diseases, with research interests including rheumatoid arthritis, myositis and lupus treatments. Patience H White MD MA - Chief Public Health Officer at Arthritis Foundation, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences (GWU) and also Executive Director of the Adolescent Employment Readiness Center, Atlanta, GA. Dr White has published over 60 articles and has been the principle investigator on 23 peer-reviewed grants and contracts in her specialized area of independent functioning in adulthood for youth with disabilities.

Table of contents (37 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-84882-856-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84882-855-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pocket Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases
Editors
  • John H. Klippel
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84882-856-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84882-856-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84882-855-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
V, 236
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