CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Second Edition

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Second Edition

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The most up-to-date and readily accessible rheumatology resource available! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! qI was impressed with this book and consider it one of the more useful books I've come across for use in treating patients. Not only is it a good book to read from cover-to-cover, but it's also a wonderful resource for injection techniques as well as therapeutics. No other book provides the practicalities like this does. Based on the ever-changing biologic therapies, one would imagine an update every several years makes sense.q--Doody's Review Service The second edition of this quick-reference guide has everything you need to keep pace with this fast-moving field--presented in the acclaimed CURRENT format. Valuable to primary care providers as well as practicing rheumatologists, the book offers a straightforward approach to the management of difficult-to-treat rheumatologic diseases and disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis. Essential NEW MATERIAL INCLUDES: Updated review of NSAIDs in light of current controversies and developments Expanded coverage of rheumatoid arthritis Brand new chapters on Juvenile Arthritis; The Treatment of SLE; Autoimmune Hearing Loss; and the Approach to the Painful Red Eye A well-illustrated chapter on the performance of joint arthrocentesis and injection More illustrations and radiographs New chapter on Pearls in Hospital Rheumatology, filled with no-nonsense diagnostic and treatment advice for the student, trainee, or clinician Features: Expert coverage of the entire range of rheumatology disorders Full explanations of common and major disorders in clinical immunology Concise chapters geared to the needs of trainees and clinicians Addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose rheumatologic complaints -- and delivers key a€œapproach to the patienta€ strategiesand emotional aspects of pain. Collectively, these determine the subjective intensity ofpain. Negative psychological factors (depression and anxiety, loss of control, or unpredictability in onea#39;s environment) and certain ... Recognition of mood disorders, anxiety, and insomnia is the essential first step in developing ap- proaches for improving ... in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders for somatoform disorder (Figure 13a€“2). ... 140 / CHAPTER13.

Title:CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Second Edition
Author:John Imboden, David Hellmann, John Stone
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-09-01


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