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Lippincott's Primary Care Rheumatology

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ISBN-10: 1609138082

ISBN-13: 9781609138080

Edition: 2012

Authors: Dennis W. Boulware, Gustavo R. Heudebert

List price: $77.00
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This volume of Lippincott's Primary Care Serieswill help family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants understand, diagnose, and treat the most common rheumatologic problems seen in the primary care setting. Emphasis on day-to-day practical outpatient office practice distinguishes this from the many existing rheumatology textbooks and it contains numerous images to aid in diagnosis and treatment. Whenever possible, chapters follow a consistent format with headings of Clinical Presentation, Examination, Studies, Treatment, Clinical Course, and Conclusions and box elements such as Introductory Case, Clinical Points/Highlights, Patient Assessment, Not to Be…    
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Book details

List price: $77.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/13/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Introduction to the Rheumatic Diseases
Evaluation of Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Sport-Related, Occupational and Other Regional Pain Syndromes
Neck Pain
Lower Back Pain and Lumbar Stenosis
Shoulder Pain
Painful Feet
Mechanical Disorders of the Knee
Hip Pain
Sports-related Conditions and Injuries
Specific Rheumatic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment
Rheumatoid Arthritis including Sj�gren's Syndrome
The Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Raynaud's Phenomenon and Systemic Sclerosis
Inflammatory Myopathies: Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, and Related Conditions
Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Overlap Syndromes and Unclassified or Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease
Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases
Osteoarthritis and Metabolic Bone and Joint Disease
Gout and Crystal-induced Arthropathies
Osteopenic Bone Disease and Osteonecrosis
Arthropathies Associated with Systemic Diseases
Infectious Arthritis
Bacterial Arthritis
Lyme Disease
Viral Arthritis
Special Diagnostic and Therapeutic Conditions
Use of the Laboratory in Diagnosing Rheumatic Disorders
Techniques of Arthrocentesis
Monitoring of Patients on Antirheumatic Therapy