Rheumatology secrets / [edited by] Sterling G. West. - Third edition. - 1 online resource (x, 695 pages) : illustrations - Secrets series . - Secrets series. .

Includes bibliographical references.

Classification and health impact of the rheumatic diseases -- Top 100+ rheumatology secrets -- Anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system -- Overview of the immune response, inflammation, and autoimmunity -- History and physical examination -- Laboratory evaluation -- Arthrocentesis and synovial fluid analysis -- Radiographic and imaging modalities -- Synovial biopsies -- Electromyography and nerve conduction studies -- Approach for patients with monoarticular arthritis symptoms -- Approach for patients with polyarticular arthritis symptoms -- Approach for the patient with neuromuscular symptoms -- Perioperative management of patients with rheumatic diseases -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Drug-induced lupus -- Systemic sclerosis -- Scleroderma mimics -- Inflammatory muscle disease -- Mixed connective tissue disease, overlap syndromes, and undifferentiated connective tissue disease -- Sj�ogren's syndrome -- Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome -- Adult-onset still's disease -- Polymyalgia rheumatica -- Approach for patients with suspected vasculitis -- Large-vessel vasculitis : giant cell arteritis, takayasu arteritis, and aortitis -- Medium-vessel vasculitides : polyarteritis nodosa, thromboangiitis obliterans, and primary angiitis of the central nervous system -- Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis -- Immune-complex-mediated small-vessel vasculitides -- Cryoglobulinemia -- Beh�cet's disease and cogan's syndrome -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Rheumatic manifestations of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases -- Reactive arthritis -- Arthritis associated with psoriasis and other skin diseases -- Bacterial septic arthritis, bursitis, and osteomyelitis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial and fungal joint and bone diseases -- Viral arthritides -- Hiv-associated rheumatic syndromes -- Whipple's disease -- Acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal arthritis -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease -- Basic calcium phosphate and other crystalline diseases -- Endocrine-associated arthropathies -- Arthropathies associated with hematologic diseases -- Malignancy-associated rheumatic disorders -- Osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Paget's disease of bone -- Osteonecrosis -- Heritable connective tissue diseases -- Inborn errors of metabolism affecting connective tissue -- Storage and deposition diseases -- Rheumatologic manifestations of the primary immunodeficiency syndromes -- Bone and joint dysplasias -- Approach for the patient with neck and low back pain -- Fibromyalgia -- Regional musculoskeletal disorders -- Sports medicine and occupational injuries -- Entrapment neuropathies -- Complex regional pain syndrome -- Benign and malignant tumors of joints and synovium -- Common bony lesions : radiographic features -- Approach to the child with joint pain -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Juvenile systemic connective tissue diseases -- Kawasaki disease -- Metabolic and other genetic myopathies -- Amyloidosis -- Raynaud's phenomenon -- Autoimmune eye and ear disorders -- Rheumatic syndromes associated with sarcoidosis -- Rheumatic disorders in patients on dialysis -- Rheumatic disease and the pregnant patient -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Odds and ends -- Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs -- Glucocorticoids--systemic and injectable -- Systemic antirheumatic drugs -- Immunosuppressive and immunoregulatory agents -- Biologic agents -- Hypouricemic agents and colchicine -- Bone strengthening agents -- Rehabilitative techniques -- Surgical treatment and rheumatic diseases -- Disability -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- History, the arts, and rheumatic diseases.

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Rheumatology--Examinations, questions, etc.
Rheumatism--Examinations, questions, etc.
HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--General.
MEDICAL--Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL--Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL--Internal Medicine.
Rheumatic Diseases.

Trivia and miscellanea.
Electronic books.
Trivia and miscellanea.



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