Rheumatology Secrets

  • Filename: rheumatology-secrets.
  • ISBN: 9780323037006
  • Release Date: 2014-11-05
  • Number of pages: 744
  • Author: Sterling West
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Stay up to date on the latest common and uncommon rheumatic disorders with Rheumatology Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book addresses the treatment of common and uncommon rheumatic disorders, with each chapter reviewing basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and practical management issues. The user-friendly style of the popular Secrets Series® makes this updated volume a valuable addition to your library! Review basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and practical management issues related to rheumatic disorders. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts with improved "Plus" formatting, such as larger figures and easier-to-read text. Enhance your reference power through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

Harrison s Rheumatology 3E

  • Filename: harrison-s-rheumatology-3e.
  • ISBN: 9780071814850
  • Release Date: 2013-03-22
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Anthony S. Fauci
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Rheumatology – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters on rheumatology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features Current, thorough coverage of important immunology and rheumatology topics, including the immune system in health and disease, disorders of immune-mediated injury, and disorders of the joints and adjacent tissues Delivers insights designed to reduce pain, lesson joint and organ damage, and improve overall patient outcomes Integrates pathophysiology with clinical management 75 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 24 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of rheumatology Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Rheumatology Board Review

  • Filename: rheumatology-board-review.
  • ISBN: 9781118475843
  • Release Date: 2014-01-06
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Karen Law
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The field encompassed by rheumatology has evolved rapidly over the last decade to include multiple immune-modulating and biologic medications, new classification criteria, significant updates on bone metabolism, and completely new paradigms of treatment based on groundbreaking studies published within the last 5 years. Although much has been adopted as standard of care based on new data, most textbooks do not reflect these practice changes. Rheumatology Board Review highlights the latest advances in the field and new standards of care, including references to current citations in the medical literature. It provides international standards and guidelines and is designed to convey a maximum amount of information quickly and efficiently, with many helpful schematics, radiographs, and tables. Rheumatology Board Review offers chapter coverage of: • Non-inflammatory joint and soft tissue disorders • Selected topics in rheumatoid arthritis • Selected topics in systemic lupus erythematosus • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome • IgG4-related disease • Myopathies • Selected topics in pediatric rheumatology • HIV and rheumatic diseases • Miscellaneous arthropathies • Osteoporosis • Review of musculoskeletal radiology • Study design, measurement, and basic statistical analysis • Update on vasculitis Rheumatology Board Review is a must-have reference for rheumatology fellows and professionals seeking a concise yet thorough review of state-of-the-art rheumatology.

Arthritis in Black and White

  • Filename: arthritis-in-black-and-white.
  • ISBN: 9781455738205
  • Release Date: 2012-03-08
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Anne C. Brower
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Arthritis in Black and White, by Anne C. Brower, MD and Donald J. Flemming, MD, provides you with a concise, practical introduction to the radiographic diagnosis of arthritic disorders. Completely revised, this popular, easy-to-read resource contains high-quality digital radiographs with correlating MRIs throughout and a practical organization that aids in your recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of common arthritides. It is perfect for residents in training and experienced radiologists wishing to refresh their knowledge. Easily reference diagnostic guidance by presenting symptom, see what to look for, and understand how to effectively diagnose the patient. Reference key information quickly and easily thanks to a consistent, user-friendly format and a unique two-part organization (radiologic approaches to specific joints and full description of the individual common arthritides) that facilitates finding the exact information you need for any joint in the body. Improve the accuracy of your diagnoses by interpreting radiographs and comparing them with correlating MRI images. Benefit from the latest advancements and techniques found in completely revised and rewritten chapters. Understand the nuances and subtleties of how arthritides present through over 350 high-quality digital images.

Self Assessment Questions in Rheumatology

  • Filename: self-assessment-questions-in-rheumatology.
  • ISBN: 1597454974
  • Release Date: 2009-03-02
  • Number of pages: 120
  • Author: Yousaf Ali
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



This book is for postgraduate fellows, internists, and students interested in rheu- tology. It contains real cases and is designed to stimulate thought and further reading in this rapidly evolving specialty. I have included a series of common and uncommon cases that I have seen over the past decade in a busy consultative practice and have inserted up-to-date ref- ences and questions you may be asked on ward rounds or in clinic. My hope is that it will be a useful adjunct for physicians preparing for examinations or entering the field and will stimulate further interest. I would like to acknowledge my mentors Pierre Bouloux, MD, Tom Cooney, MD and thank Atul Deodhar, MD for his careful review of the manuscript. This book is dedicated to my parents and wife Batool who have made many sacrifices for which I remain eternally grateful. Brooklyn, NY Yousaf Ali v Contents Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Self Assessment Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 vii Question 1 A 56-year-old female presents with arthralgias and fatigue. Lab work is unrema- able apart from normocytic anemia and Howell Jolly bodies on peripheral smear. Her examination reveals a blistering rash on the elbows.

Rheumatology

  • Filename: rheumatology.
  • ISBN: 9781907904462
  • Release Date: 2014-04-17
  • Number of pages: 168
  • Author: Ahmad Al-Sukaini
  • Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners



Rheumatology: A clinical handbook is an essential resource for medical students who need an introduction, understanding and overview of the subject. Most competing texts either burden medical students with information they do not require, or cover rheumatology alongside orthopaedics and as a result compromise fundamentals of rheumatology. This book is different – it provides all the information students need during their rheumatology placement and signposts them to where they can find further information. A definition and brief pathophysiology for each condition is provided, which is linked to the respective clinical features. The book covers the core elements of diagnosis and treatment based on the latest national guidelines to swiftly bring students and junior doctors in training up-to-date. Self-assessment questions and an OSCE chapter provide a way of checking that users have understood and grasped the core material, as well as enabling students to be well equipped for their written and OSCE examinations. Written by two medical students and an experienced consultant rheumatologist, the book combines a reader-friendly writing style with coverage of the material through clinical experience of a professional in the field. Printed in full colour throughout, with an attractive design, a clear and concise writing style as well as a range of pedagogical features including an array of mnemonics, pictures and diagrams, Rheumatology: A clinical handbook is exactly the sort of book medical students and newly qualified doctors would benefit from.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology Review

  • Filename: musculoskeletal-ultrasound-in-rheumatology-review.
  • ISBN: 9783319323671
  • Release Date: 2016-11-20
  • Number of pages: 353
  • Author: Minna J. Kohler
  • Publisher: Springer



This book provides a comprehensive clinical review of diagnostic and interventional applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound at the point-of-care. As more rheumatologists and other musculoskeletal providers in training and in practice learn the skill of musculoskeletal ultrasound, an increasing number of them will seek study materials for exam preparation and practical knowledge that apply to their clinical practice. Each chapter covers a standardized protocol of joint images with probe placement, and includes numerous examples of common ultrasound pathologies, clearly addressing what kind of pathology to look for with specific ultrasound image views. Review topics are emphasized, and study tools such as key-concept overviews, lists of important studies in the field, and extensive questions for self-assessment are included throughout. Because ultrasound training is moving toward becoming a mandatory part of rheumatology fellowship and has become mandatory in physical medicine and rehabilitation residencies, this book is a valuable educational resource for rheumatologists, physiatrists, and musculoskeletal providers seeking a practical review guide for preparation of certification exams and use in clinical practice.

USMLE Step 1 Secrets

  • Filename: usmle-step-1-secrets.
  • ISBN: 9780323091268
  • Release Date: 2012-08-23
  • Number of pages: 880
  • Author: Thomas A. Brown
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top “secrets and personal insights from the authors. Utilizes a case-based approach to prepare you for the Step 1 exam. Implements systems-based organization for an integrated approach. Uses the Secrets Q&A format to make learning interesting and effective. Uses a new Top 100 Secrets chapter as a recap of the most important information in the book to help you review quickly. Incorporates 7 new chapters, including Clinical Anatomy and Pharmacology, and Toxicology to expand coverage of high-yield areas and keep you current. Provides maximum information in minimal time to help fit a concise review into your busy schedule. Includes a color pathology and dermatology section to enhance the clarity and understanding of key images.

Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Rheumatology

  • Filename: current-diagnosis-and-treatment-in-rheumatology.
  • ISBN: 0071742808
  • Release Date: 2013-03-01
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: John B. Imboden
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe



The most up-to-date and readily accessible rheumatology resource available The third edition of this trusted quick-reference guide has everything you need to keep pace with this fast-moving field--presented in the acclaimed CURRENT format. A practical reference for primary care providers, the book simplifies the treatment of difficult-to-manage rheumatologic diseases and disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis. Features NEW full-color photographs NEW chapters on clinical genetics, drug-induced syndromes, and metabolic myopathies Straightforward, expert coverage of the entire range of rheumatology disorders Full explanations of common and major disorders in clinical immunology Concise chapters geared to the needs of trainees and clinicians First section that addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose rheumatologic complaints--and delivers key "approach to the patient" strategies

Essential Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology

  • Filename: essential-applications-of-musculoskeletal-ultrasound-in-rheumatology.
  • ISBN: 9781437701272
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 370
  • Author: Richard J. Wakefield
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Essential Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology, by Richard Wakefield & Maria Antonietta D'Agostino, assists you in most effectively using musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose and monitor the progression of rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and other rheumatic and soft tissue disorders. Sponsored by the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR), it is the first reference that attempts to set rigorous guidelines for how and when to use musculoskeletal ultrasound in the evaluation of these cases. At expertconsult.com you can reference the complete contents online, along with an image gallery, supplemental video stills and clips, and clinical cases with companion assessment questions. Detect rheumatic diseases much earlier using musculoskeletal ultrasound, and monitor their progression more accurately, with reliable, expert guidance from internationally renowned authorities. Visualize the imaging presentation of a full range of rheumatic diseases with a wealth of full-color illustrations. Apply rigorous, consistent guidelines on how and when to use musculoskeletal ultrasound. Access the complete contents online at expertconsult.com, along with an image gallery, supplemental video stills and clips, and clinical cases with companion assessment questions. Identify & track disease progression in new, exciting, and effective ways

The Washington Manual of Rheumatology Subspecialty Consult

  • Filename: the-washington-manual-of-rheumatology-subspecialty-consult.
  • ISBN: 9781451114126
  • Release Date: 2012-06-05
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Leslie Kahl
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



"The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service - each manual has been completely reviewed, revised, and follows the format and template of The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 33/e. We believe the revised outline format will provide information in a more logical and readily accessible format. The content has been updated to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics. The objective is for the reader to obtain a synopsis of symptoms, signs, and problems encountered in their daily workflow in a bulleted format for quick salient points. References to a more descriptive source have been provided, along with a second color to support quick access, and web resources for physicians and patients"--Provided by publisher.

USMLE Step 2 Secrets

  • Filename: usmle-step-2-secrets.
  • ISBN: 9780323080521
  • Release Date: 2010-06-21
  • Number of pages: 365
  • Author: Theodore X. O'Connell
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



USMLE Step 2 Secrets is an easy-to-read review perfect for busy students like you. Adam Brochert, MD-who scored in the 99th percentile on the Step 2 USMLE-and Theodore X. O’Connell, MD-author of several review and clinical reference books-present essential questions and answers covering the important concepts you need to know to score well on the USMLE Step 2 exam: key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. Learn the most important questions and answers with the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series. Master all specialty and subspecialty topics covered on Step 2. Identify key facts and secrets using the Top 100 Secrets chapter. Review material quickly and easily thanks to bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations. Apply the pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from well-known and highly popular authors, Adam Brochert, MD and Theodore X. O’Connell, MD. Find information quickly with a second color highlighting chapter and section titles, legends, bullets and icons, and key terms. Consult the book wherever you go thanks to the portable size that fits in your lab coat pocket.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets

  • Filename: pediatric-emergency-medicine-secrets.
  • ISBN: 9780323310680
  • Release Date: 2014-11-20
  • Number of pages: 664
  • Author: Steven M. Selbst
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Access concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care with Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, a bestselling volume in the popular Secrets Series®. Ideal for quick review or exam prep, this updated medical reference book is an essential pocket guide covering common and unusual pediatric conditions; the user-friendly Secrets style makes it a valuable addition to your library! Focus on important topics, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a full range of well-organized essential topics in pediatric emergency medicine. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets

  • Filename: physical-medicine-and-rehabilitation-secrets.
  • ISBN: 1416032053
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 748
  • Author: Bryan O'Young
  • Publisher: Mosby



This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series®. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitation-this book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your referencing power. Includes a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in physical medicine and rehabilitation, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Comes in a convenient pocket size for easy access to key information.

MKSAP 17

  • Filename: mksap-17.
  • ISBN: 1938245202
  • Release Date: 2015
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