This new edition of the Hospital for Special Surgery Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders is a practical, concise, quick reference that addresses the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatologic and non-surgical orthopaedic diseases. It focuses on the Hospital for Special Surgery's approach but also includes the clinical experience from other medical centers. This Fifth Edition has many new features such as new coverage on pain management, graded evidence for treatment regimens, and new information on genomics, proteomics, and the use of microarrays. Another exciting new addition: quick-reference bulleted lists throughout the book for acute care clinical situations.[EIII Myalgia: Etiologic Considerations 1 Inflammatory-dermatomyositis, polymyositis, inclusion body myositis, and ... (e.g., of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism) 9 Others (e.g., fibromyalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica) B. A commonly used grading scheme for muscle strength is shown in Table 15-2. ... Creatine kinase (CK) activity has proven to be a useful guide to muscle disorders and their severity.
|Title||:||Hospital for Special Surgery Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders|
|Author||:||Stephen A. Paget|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2006|