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Rheumatic Disease in Geriatrics

Diagnosis and Management

Editors: Slobodin, Gleb, Shoenfeld, Yehuda (Eds.)

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  • Features a practical orientated approach to treating elderly patients
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This book provides a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of rheumatic disease in geriatric patients. It details information on the effect of ageing on musculoskeletal and immune systems and specifies impact of a variety of inflammatory and degenerative rheumatic disorders on the elderly. The clinical diagnostic approach to an older individual with musculoskeletal complaints is a cornerstone of this book, which includes also insights into the most important comorbidities for this age and discusses in depth available treatments and rehabilitation tools. The symptoms, imaging features and recommendations on the interpretation of specific laboratory tests for rheumatic diseases in geriatrics are also covered. This book encompasses traditionally associated with older age conditions including temporal arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, osteoarthritis, as well as common systemic autoimmune diseases that can produce atypical manifestations in the elderly. It will enable the readers to develop a thorough understanding of how to deal with these patients in their clinical practice.

Rheumatic Disease in Geriatrics: Diagnosis and Management systematically describes how to diagnose and treat geriatric patients with a variety of rheumatic conditions and is a valuable resource for all medical professionals involved.

About the authors

Prof. Gleb Slobodin, was born in 1965. He was graduated from Omsk Medical School, Russia, in 1988, studied Internal Medicine in Bnai Zion Medical Center, Israel (1993-1999) and Rheumatology in SouthWestern UT at Dallas, Texas (2001-2003). Currently Prof. Gleb Slobodin is a Director of Rheumatology Unit in Bnai Zion Medical Center in Haifa, Israel.

Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld is the founder and head of the Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, at the Sheba Medical Center which is affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel-Aviv University, in Israel. Dr. Shoenfeld was the Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases at the Tel-Aviv University. His clinical and scientific works focus on autoimmune and rheumatic diseases.  

Table of contents (30 chapters)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-44234-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rheumatic Disease in Geriatrics
Book Subtitle
Diagnosis and Management
Editors
  • Gleb Slobodin
  • Yehuda Shoenfeld
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-44234-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-44234-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-44233-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 404
Number of Illustrations
43 b/w illustrations, 36 illustrations in colour
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