Adolescent Rheumatology 1st Edition

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Adolescent Rheumatology is the first single-source text that focuses on how adolescent-specific aspects impact rheumatic conditions and cross references disease-specific information from general rheumatology textbooks. Using a generic, developmental approach to make this book unique, the evidence base is referenced with a clinical and practical approach that is adopted to each topic.

Written by a list of international experts from a range of disciplines, chapter topics include:

  • differences in presentation, diagnosis and management between pediatric, adolescent and adult rheumatology care
  • adolescent health training issues
  • quality of care in adolescent rheumatology
  • communication with young people
  • a full chapter written by young people attending adolescent rheumatology clinics

This guide also covers core adolescent health topics and how these factors are impacted by rheumatic disease, which includes:

  • adherence
  • back pain
  • chronic idiopathic pain
  • cognitive development
  • communication
  • generic health issues
  • growth and puberty
  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • low bone density
  • peer support
  • parenting of adolescents
  • SLE
  • sports injuries
  • transitioning to adult health care

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Rheumatology: Clinical Scenarios 2011th Edition

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Rheumatology: Clinical Scenarios is a case-based learning tool for trainees in rheumatology.  Professor Efim Benenson presents 73 clinical scenarios and 156 clinical images for the student of rheumatology to diagnose, whilst his expert commentary is provided in a separate section.   As a further diagnostic aid, two ‘Rheumatology Trees’ are provided which summarize in turn the articular and musculoskeletal disorders, as well as the connective tissue disorders and vasculitides.

Professor Benenson’s practice-oriented, didactic approach, and innovative organization of the rheumatic diseases is a valuable diagnostic aid to practicing rheumatologists and those teaching or training in rheumatology.

Readers are recommended the companion book, Rheumatology: Syndromes and Symptoms, for further reading on Professor Benenson’s organization of the rheumatic diseases.

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Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Third Edition (LANGE CURRENT Series) 3rd Edition

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The most up-to-date and readily accessible rheumatology resource available

A Doody’s Core title for 2015!

The third edition of this trusted quick-reference guide has everything you need to keep pace with this fast-moving field―presented in the acclaimed CURRENT format. A practical reference for primary care providers, the book simplifies the treatment of difficult-to-manage rheumatologic diseases and disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis.

Features

  • NEW full-color photographs
  • NEW chapters on clinical genetics, drug-induced syndromes, and metabolic myopathies
  • Straightforward, 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
  • First section that addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose rheumatologic complaints―and delivers key “approach to the patient” strategies

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Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology 1st Edition

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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology contains over 40 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals, giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas.

Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complimented by over 50 radiographic illustrations and an 8-page colour plate section. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader’s diagnostic ability and clinical understanding.

As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of rheumatological disorders.

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