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Title Oxford textbook of rheumatology / edited by Richard Watts [and 5 others].
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition Fourth edition.

Series Oxford textbook
Oxford textbooks.
Subject Rheumatology -- Textbooks.
Joints -- Diseases -- Textbooks.
Rheumatic Diseases.
Alt Name Watts, Richard A.,
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 1522 pages) : illustrations
Edition Fourth edition.
Note Print version record.
Summary The field of rheumatology has undergone numerous exciting advances in recent years, especially the development of biological drugs with novel targets, made possible by rapid advances in the basic science of musculoskeletal diseases together with improved imaging techniques. This thoroughly revised fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology reflects the changing face of the specialty and the many recent advances in the science, treatment, and understanding ofrheumatic diseases. The focus of this comprehensive reference work is the presentation and management of rheumatic conditions at all ages.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributors; SECTION 1 Clinical presentations of rheumatic disease in different age groups; 1 The child patient; 2 Young people and transitional care in rheumatology; 3 The adult patient; 4 The elderly patient; 5 Principles of clinical examination in children; 6 Principles of clinical examination in adults; SECTION 2 Common clinical presentations of rheumatic disease; 7 Monoarticular disease; 8 Oligoarticular disease; 9 Polyarticular disease; 10 The systemically ill patient; 11 Spinal pain; 12 Pain and fatigue; 13 The limping child; 14 The systemically unwell child.
15 Primary care presentationSECTION 3 Clinical presentations: views from different perspectives; 16 Obstetrics and pregnancy; 17 Skin; 18 Nervous system; 19 Cardiovascular system; 20 Respiratory system; 21 Gastrointestinal system; 22 Neuroendocrine system; 23 Malignancy; 24 The eye; 25 The kidney; 26 Psychology; SECTION 4 The impact of rheumatic disease; 27 Epidemiology and the rheumatic diseases; 28 Assessment of rheumatic disease; 29 Outcomes; 30 Design of clinical trials in rheumatology; 31 Health economics; 32 Comorbidities of rheumatic disease; 33 Social aspects (work).
34 Biologics registries35 Outcomes of paediatric rheumatic disease; 36 Assessment of paediatric rheumatic disease; SECTION 5 Genetics and environment; 37 Basics of genetics; 38 Environment; 39 Epigenetics; 40 Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis; 41 Genetics of spondyloarthropathies; 42 Genetics of connective tissue diseases; 43 Genetics of juvenile rheumatic diseases; 44 Genetics of osteoarthritis; 45 Genetics of chronic musculoskeletal pain; SECTION 6 Tissues in health and disease; 46 Normal functional anatomy of joints; 47 Measuring movement and gait; 48 Innate vs acquired immunity.
49 Cellular side of acquired immunity (T cells)50 Cellular side of acquired immunity (B cells); 51 Fibroblasts and mesenchymal cells; 52 Synovial pathology; 53 Bone turnover; 54 Enthesitis; 55 Skeletal muscle physiology and damage; 56 Joint biochemistry; 57 Vascular biology; 58 Acute-phase responses and adipocytokines; 59 Pain neurophysiology; 60 Pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis; SECTION 7 Practical investigation of rheumatic disease; 61 Haematology; 62 Biochemical investigation of rheumatic diseases; 63 Autoimmune serology; 64 Complement; 65 Limb anatomy and medical imaging.
66 Radiographic imaging67 Ultrasound; 68 Magnetic resonance imaging; 69 Computed tomography; 70 Nuclear medicine; 71 Imaging in children; 72 Assessment of synovial joint fluid; 73 Cardiopulmonary investigations; 74 Electrophysiology; SECTION 8 Management of rheumatic disease; 75 Patient education; 76 Multidisciplinary treatment; 77 Cyclooxygenase inhibitors; 78 Analgesics; 79 Glucocorticoids; 80 Immunosuppressants; 81 Signalling pathway inhibitors; 82 Anti-cytokine biologics; 83 Rituximab and abatacept; 84 Biologics in paediatric rheumatic diseases; 85 Stem cell therapies.
ISBN 9780191666988 (electronic bk.)
019166698X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 869470183
Additional Format Print version: Oxford textbook of rheumatology. 4th ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013 0199642486 (OCoLC)862436051

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