Rheumatology, 2-Volume Set, EXPERT CONSULT - ENHANCED ONLINE FEATURES AND PRINT, 5th Edition

Rheumatology, 2-Volume Set

5th Edition EXPERT CONSULT - ENHANCED ONLINE FEATURES AND PRINT

By Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Head, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA; Alan J. Silman, MD, ARC Professor of Rheumatic Disease Epidemiology, Director, ARC Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Manchester, UK; Josef S. Smolen, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Vienna and Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Lainz Hospital, Vienna, Austria; Michael E. Weinblatt, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Co-Director of Clinical Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA and Michael H. Weisman, MD, Director, Division of Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Section 1: The Scientific Basis of Rheumatic Disease

*Epidemiologic Concepts and Classification of Rheumatology
*Principles of Outcome Assessment
*The Worldwide Economic and Functional Impact of *Rheumatic Disorders and Pharmaconomics
*Principles of Health Economics and Application to Rheumatic Disorders and Pharmaconomics
*The Musculoskeletal System and Joint Physiology
*Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Spine
*Biomechanics of Peripheral Joints
*The Synovium

Articular cartilage

*Bone Structure and Function
*Molecular Biology

Signal Transduction

*Genetic Factors in rheumatic disease
*Principles of adaptive immunity

Principles of Innate Immunity

*Tissue Destruction and Repair
*Neuropeptides, Free Radicals and Inflammation

Scientific Basis of Pain

Pharmacogenomics

Section 2: Evaluation: Signs and Symptoms


*History and Physical Examination
*Pattern Recognition Arthritis
*Laboratory Tests in Rheumatic Disorders
*Synovial Fluid Analysis
*Minimally Invasive Procedures
*Skin and Rheumatic Disease
*The Eye and Rheumatic disease
*The Heart in Rheumatic Disease
*The Lung in Rheumatic Disease
*Gastrointestinal Tract and Rheumatic Disease
*The Kidney and Rheumatic Diseases

Section 3: Evaluation Imaging Techniques

Conventional Radiography and CT

MRI

Ultrasound


*DXA and Measurement of Bone

Section 4: Principles of Management

*Health Promotion and Patient Education for People with Arthritis

Nutrition

*Principles of Opiate Management
*NSAIDS
*Systemic Corticosterioids in Rheumatology
*Aspiration and Injection of Joints
*Antimalarials and Gold
*Sulfasalazine
*Methotrexate

Leflunomide

*Immunosuppressives