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This completely reorganized and updated quick-consult manual delivers concise, comprehensive, authoritative coverage of all aspects of clinical rheumatology. Three well-organized sectionsa€”Diagnosis, Rheumatic Diseases, and Pharmacopeia for Rheumatic Diseasesa€”address diagnosis and management for a range of adult and pediatric rheumatic disorders, including those of idiopathic, infectious, reactive, inflammatory, autoimmune, degenerative, and mechanical origin. Diagnostic tests, more than 140 rheumatic diseases, and specific drugs are arranged alphabetically. Topics in each section follow a structured chapter template, and all disease chapters include ICD-9 codes. Tabbed pages help clinicians find information quickly. A Fast Fact Guide to Patient Assessment appears on the inside covers.Diagnostic Tests: Genetic testing for MEFV mutations is possible; however, the diagnosis can still be made on clinical grounds, particularly in high-risk populations. Leukocytosis ... ICD-9 Code: Periodic Fever, 277.3; cyclic neutropenia, 288, 0.

Author:John J. Cush, Arthur Kavanaugh, Charles Michael Stein
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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