Clinical Primer of Rheumatology

Author: William J. Koopman


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  • ISBN: 9780683306484
  • Author: William J. Koopman
  • Publ Date: 2003-02-01
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 300
  • Imprint: LIPPINCOTT*#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6731

Table of Contents :

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES Evaluation of Patients with Rheumatic Disorders 3 Gustavo R. Heudebert PART II: SPORT-RELATED, OCCUPATIONAL, AND OTHER REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROMES Cervical Spine Pain 11 Joe G. Hardin and James T. Halla Low Back Pain and Lumbar Stenosis 22 J. D. Bartleson The Painful Shoulder 43 Dennis W. Boulware Painful Feet 48 Joseph J. Biundo and Perry J. Rush Mechanical Disorders of the Knee 62 Dennis W. Boulware Nerve Entrapment Disorders 70 Kenneth K. Nakano Temporomandibular Disorders 79 M. Franklin Dolwick Fibrosing Syndromes 86 Wilmer L. Sibbitt, Jr., and Randy R. Sibbitt PART III: SPECIFIC RHEUMATIC DISEASES: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Aspects 97 James R. O'Dell Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) 116 Robert W. Warren, Andrew P. Wilking, Maria D. Perez, Martha R. Curry, and Barry L. Myones The Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies 127 Dennis W. Boulware, Frank C. Arnett, Jr., John J. Cush, Peter E. Lipsky, Robert M. Bennett, Herman Mielants, Filip De Keyser, and Eric M. Veys Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 164 Michelle Petri Systemic Sclerosis and Raynaud Syndrome 171 Thomas A. Medsger, Jr. Inflammatory Myopathies: Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, and Related Conditions 182 Frederick W. Miller Vasculitis 199 Kenneth E. Sack Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Temporal Arteritis 206 Ramesh Kumar Unclassified or Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease 213 Graciela S. Alarcon Rheumatic Fever, Sjogren Syndrome, and Relapsing Polychondritis 220 Yusuf Yazici and Allan Gibofsky Fibromyalgia 226 Graciela S. Alarcon Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases 236 Michael D. Lockshin PART IV: OSTEOARTHRITIS AND METABOLIC BONE AND JOINT DISEASE Osteoarthritis 245 Carlos J. Lozada and Roy D. Altman Gout and Crystal-Induced Synovitis 262 Dennis W. Boulware, Michael A. Becker, and N. Lawrence Edwards Osteopenic Bone Diseases 278 Kenneth G. Saag, Sarah L. Morgan, and Bruce A. Julian Osteonecrosis 296 Kenneth A. Jaffe Arthropathies Associated with Systemic Diseases 304 Janet M. Kim PART V: INFECTIOUS ARTHRITIS Bacterial Arthritis 315 Arthur Kavanaugh Arthritis Due to Mycobacteria, Fungi, and Parasites 321 Maren Lawson Mahowald Lyme Disease 342 Stephanie Ann Call Viral Arthritis 350 Marta L. Cuellar and Luis R. Espinoza PART VI: SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS Techniques of Arthrocentesis and Injection Therapy 357 Gerald F. Moore Monitoring of Patients on Antirheumatic Therapy 368 W. Winn Chatham Subject Index 381


Written with the busy clinician in mind, this book provides essential information on the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered rheumatologic disorders. Authored by experts in rheumatology and edited by internal medicine experts, the text allows the reader to select a specific complaint or disease and glean the necessary information quickly. FEATURES: Chapters are organised by common problems (knee pain, back pain, etc.) and by diagnosis, to give you quick access to the information you need. Uniform chapter format includes pathology, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and therapy. Expert, well respected authors give readers the benefit of their insights. Designed for the fast paced demands of the busy clinician u an active tool in patient care. Focuses on the common musculoskeletal problems seen by the primary care physician. With illustrations to aid visual diagnosis


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