Section I: INTRODUCTION to EXAMINATION. Introduction. The Minimum Rheumatological Examination. Disease Assessment Indices. Section II: EXAMINATION of SPECIFIC REGIONS. The Shoulder. The Elbow. The Hand. The Spine. The Hip. The Knee. The Foot and Ankle. The Temporomandibular Joint. Posture and Gait. Section II: ASPIRATION and INJECTION TECHNIQUES. Principles of Joint Aspiration and Steroid Injection. Examination of Synovial Fluid.