ABC of Rheumatology (ABC Series)

By Ade Adebajo (editor), Lisa Dunkley (editor) | Format: Paperback / softback | Rating:

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From the Back Cover ABC of Rheumatology About the ABC of Rheumatology ABC of Rheumatology continues to be a practical and informative guide to the assessment, treatment and management of common rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions within primary care. Fully updated to reflect developments in this fast growing field, the fifth edition covers overviews of all key areas of rheumatology, and includes new chapters on radiology and immunology, as well as expanded coverage on metabolic bone disease, chronic widespread pain, and complex regional pain syndrome. Featuring highly illustrated chapters, boxed summaries and links to further resources, ABC of Rheumatology is an accessible reference for all primary care health professionals, general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and nurses. About the ABC series The new ABC series has been thoroughly updated, offering a fresh look, layout and features throughout, helping you to access information and deliver the best patient care. The newly designed books remain an essential reference tool for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors and those in primary care, designed to address the concerns of general practitioners and provide effective study aids for doctors in training. Now offering over 70 titles, this extensive series provides you with a quick and dependable reference on a range of topics in all the major specialities. Each book in the new series now offers links to further information and articles, an

Author Biography

Ade Adebajo FAcMed, FACP, FRCP(Glasg) is an Associate Director of Teaching at the University of Sheffield Medical School. He is also the Honorary Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist/Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine for Dentistry and Health at University of Sheffield and Barnsley Hospital, South Yorkshire, UK.

Lisa Dunkley MBChB (Hons), FRCP, FHEA is a Consultant Rheumatologist TPD Rheumatology (S Yorks) at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK.


Preface, vii

Contributors, ix

List of Abbreviations, xiii

1 Delivering Musculoskeletal Care Across Boundaries, 1
Samantha L. Hider, Simon Somerville and Kay Stevenson

2 Pain in the Wrist and Hand, 5
Michael Shipley

3 Pain in the Neck, Shoulder and Arm, 13
Caroline Mitchell and David Stanley

4 Low Back Pain, 23
Rajiv K. Dixit and John Dickson

5 Pain in the Hip, 31
Andrew Hamer

6 Pain in the Knee, 37
Adrian Dunbar and Mark Wilkinson

7 Pain in the Foot, 43
Philip S. Helliwell and Heidi J. Siddle

8 Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Widespread Pain, 51
Sarah Ryan and Andrew Hassell

9 Osteoarthritis, 55
Michael Doherty and A. Abhishek

10 Gout, Hyperuricaemia and Crystal Arthritis, 61
Martin Underwood

11 Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease, 67
Eugene McCloskey, Nicola Peel, Jennifer Walsh and Richard Eastell

12 Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Features and Diagnosis, 73
Mohammed Akil and Robert Moots

13 Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 77
Edwin S. L. Chan, Anthony G. Wilson and Bruce N. Cronstein

14 Spondyloarthritides, 81
Andrew Keat and Robert Inman

15 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, 89
Anne�]Marie McMahon and Evdoxia Sapountzi

16 Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 103
Helen Foster and Lori Tucker

17 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis, 113
Christian D. Mallen and Eric L. Matteson

18 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus�]Like Syndromes, 119
Vijay Rao, Rosalind Ramsey�]Goldman and Caroline Gordon

19 Raynaud's Phenomenon and Scleroderma, 129
Christopher P. Denton, Carol M. Black and Voon H. Ong

20 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, 137
Chris Deighton and Paul Davis

21 Is It an Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease?, 141
Mohammed Tikly and David D'Cruz

22 Sport and Exercise Medicine, 149
Cathy Speed

23 Vasculitis and Related Rashes, 155
Richard A. Watts and David G.I. Scott

24 Basic Immunology and the Biologic Era, 161
John Isaacs and Nishanthi Thalayasingam

25 Laboratory Tests, 169
Marisa Fernandes das Neves, Rajendra Vara Prasad Irlapati and David Isenberg

26 Musculoskeletal Radiology, 177
William R. Grant and Richard J. Wakefield

27 The Team Approach, 185
Louise Warburton and Sarah Ryan

28 Epidemiology of the Rheumatic Diseases, 189
Anna E. Litwic and Elaine M. Dennison

Index, 195

Product Specifications

Paperback / softback
ABC series
Date Published
27 April 2018
Fifth edition
Publication Place
New Jersey
BMJ Books
216 x 278 x 15

Ade Adebajo (editor)

Lisa Dunkley (editor)


Clinical & internal medicine


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