Rheumatology Examination and Injection Techniques, 2nd Edition

Rheumatology Examination and Injection Techniques

2nd Edition

By Michael Doherty, Professor of Rheumatology, Rheumatology Unit, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK; Brian L. Hazleman, Consultant Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Research Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Charles W. Hutton, Consultant Rheumatologist, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK; Peter J. Maddison, Consultant Rheumatologist, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, UK; and J. David Perry, Consultant Rheumatologist, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, UK


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.