Revision of: Canadian residents' rheumatology handbook / edited by Lori Albert; Post-Graduate Education Working Group, Canadian Rheumatology Association. -- 1st ed. -- Victoria BC : Trafford, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to the immune system / Barton F. Haynes, Kelly A. Soderberg, Anthony S. Fauci -- The major histocompatibility complex / Gerald T. Nepom -- Autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases / Betty Diamond, Peter E. Lipsky -- Systemic lupus erythematosus / Bevra Hannahs Hahn -- Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome / Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos -- Rheumatoid arthritis / Ankoor Shah, E. William St. Clair -- Acute rheumatic fever / Jonathan R. Carapetis -- Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and related disorders / John Varga -- Sjogren's syndrome / Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Athanasios G. Tzioufas -- The spondyloarthritides / Joel D. Taurog -- The vasculitis syndromes / Carol A. Langford, Anthony S. Fauci -- Behcet's syndrome / Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos -- Relapsing polychondritis / Carol A. Langford -- Sarcoidosis / Robert P. Baughman, Elyse E. Lower -- Familial Mediterranean fever and other hereditary recurrent fevers / Daniel L. Kastner -- Amyloidosis / David C. Seldin, Martha Skinner -- Polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis / Marinos C. Dalakas -- Approach to articular and musculoskeletal disorders / John J. Cush, Peter E. Lipsky -- Osteoarthritis / David T. Felson -- Gout and other crystal-associated arthropathies / H. Ralph Schumacher, Lan X. Chen -- Infectious arthritis / Lawrence C. Madoff -- Fibromyalgia / Leslie J. Crofford -- Arthritis associated with systemic disease, and other arthritides / Carol A. Langford, Brian F. Mandell -- Periarticular disorders of the extremities / Carol A. Langford, Bruce C. Gilliland.
Comprises the rheumatology and immunology chapters from Harrison's principles of internal medicine. 18th ed. 2012.
Consistently lauded for its comprehensiveness and full-color color presentation, the latest edition of Rheumatology continues the tradition of excellence of previous editions. Designed to meet the needs of the practicing clinician, it provides extensive, authoritative coverage of rheumatic disease from basic scientific principles to practical points of clinical management in a lucid, logical, user-friendly manner.
2010 BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended - Internal medicine.
Takes a patient management approach to treating adult and pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases. Chapters cover the full breadth of rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, connective tissue diseases, osteoporosis, regional pain disorders, and fibromyalgia. The full-color design presents detailed clinical photographs and treatment algorithms for visual guidance and easy reference.