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Brigham and Women's Experts' Approach to Rheumatology

Author(s): Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD, Director, Clinical Rheumatology , Brigham and Women's Hospital
Michael Weinblatt, MD, Co-director, Clinical Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Simon Helfgott, MD, Director,, Braintree Arthritis Center, Director, Education and Fellowship Training in Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Bonnie Bermas, MD, Director, , Center for Lupus and Antiphospholipid Antibody, Director, Women's Musculoskeletal Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763769161
  • Paperback    236 pages      © 2011
Price: $106.95 US List
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Brigham and Women's Experts' Approach to Rheumatology was just honored with 4 Stars from Doody's Book Review!

Rheumatic symptoms are often vague and difficult to diagnose. Brigham and Women's Experts' Approach to Rheumatology helps clinicians navigate the myriad disorders and makes recommendations for treatment—all in one concise reference book.  This title is an essential guide to one of the most important fields of medicine that is often misunderstood yet increasingly relevant in primary care.  This titles is for physicians in training, primary care physicians. and any healthcare professional caring for patients with rheumatologic disorders.

Key features include:

  • A guide to the newest drugs and treatments
  • How to differentiate between rheumatic disorders
  • How to recognize false positives and negatives in lab tests
  • Detailed plans for diagnosis and patient care
Chapter  1  Approach to the Patient with Musculoskeletal Disease
Chapter  2  Laboratory Tests in Rheumatology
Chapter  3  Radiology
Chapter  4  Common Soft Tissue Pain Syndromes
Chapter  5  Back and Neck Pain
Chapter  6  Osteoarthritis
Chapter  7  Rheumatoid Arthritis
Chapter  8  Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
Chapter  9  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Chapter  10  Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
Chapter  11  Approach to Vasculitides
Chapter  12  Crystal-Induced Arthopathies
Chapter  13  Infectious Arthritis
Chapter  14  Miscellaneous Rheumatic Diseases
Chapter  15  Osteoporosis
Chapter  16  Overview of Pharmacologic Therapy in the Rheumatic Diseases – Indications and Risks

Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD-Director, Clinical Rheumatology , Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michael Weinblatt, MD-Co-director, Clinical Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor, Harvard Medical School

Simon Helfgott, MD-Director,, Braintree Arthritis Center, Director, Education and Fellowship Training in Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Bonnie Bermas, MD-Director, , Center for Lupus and Antiphospholipid Antibody, Director, Women's Musculoskeletal Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital