Skills in Rheumatology

by Hani Almoallim, Mohamed Cheikh

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Book Description

This open book presents practical approaches to managing patients affected by various rheumatological diseases, allowing readers to gain a better understanding of the various clinical expressions and problems experienced by these patients. Discussing rheumatology from an organ systems perspective, it highlights the importance of detailed musculoskeletal examinations when treating patients affected by rheumatological diseases. The book first explores the latest diagnostic approaches and offers key tips for accurate musculoskeletal examinations before addressing the various treatment modalities, with a particular focus on the most common joints involved in rheumatoid arthritis: the wrists and the metacarpophalangeal joints (2nd and 3rd). Featuring easy-to-understand flow diagrams and explaining the common medical problems associated with rheumatic disease, such as shortness of breath and anemia, it is not only a valuable resource to rheumatologists, but will also appeal to medical students, junior residents, and primary healthcare physicians.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Skills in Rheumatology ebook for free in PDF format (22.7 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2021
Pages
562
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811583223
ISBN10
9811583226
ISBN13 Digital
9789811583230
ISBN10 Digital
9811583234
PDF Size
22.7 MB
License
CC BY

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