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Diseases of the musculoskeletal system

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  • Molecular Mechanisms of Muscular Dystrophiesby Steve J. Winder

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 149.00

    The first detailed study of the clinical features, hereditary nature and pathology of muscular dystrophy is attributed to Edward Meryon, an English physician, who published his findings in 1852. Yet it was more than 130 years later that the responsible gene for the commonest form of dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, was identified and characterised.... more...

  • Rheumatology Nursingby Jackie Hill

    Wiley 2006; US$ 102.99 US$ 89.26

    A new edition of an established research-based text on one of the fastest growing topics in nursing: nurses dealing with this complex subject need to be kept up to date and this book written by a team of expert rheumatology nurses fills that role. The book’s emphasis is on addressing the patients' problems, assessing the effects of the disease... more...

  • Rheumatoid Arthritisby Cheryl Koehn; Taysha Palmer; John Esdaile M.D.

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Nearly 3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a painful, incurable connective-tissue disease that attacks the hands and feet as well as the joints and may lead to deformities and permanent disabilities. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Plan to Win offers an inspiring, scientifically based game plan for minimizing the effects of this chronic illness,... more...

  • Osteoporosis - answers at your fingertipsby Stefan Cembrowicz; Theresa Allain

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2007; US$ 26.99

    The first sign of osteoporosis is usually a broken bone; there are often no prior warning signs. One in two women and one in five men over fifty will experience a fracture. However, early treatment can prevent further serious breaks and ill-health, and it is vital for everyone to be aware of how they can protect themselves against this potentially... more...

  • All About Jointsby Irwin M. Siegel

    Demos Medical Publishing 2002; US$ 19.95

    From the acclaimed author of All About Bone and All About Muscle , All About Joints tells you everything you might want to know about your joints, how they work, how they can be injured, illnesses to which they are prone, and how to keep them healthy. The book is written for the intelligent reader who wants to better understand normal functioning of... more...

  • Dystoniaby Joseph Jankovic

    Demos Medical Publishing 2005; US$ 55.00

    This volume is the third in a series developed under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology to meet the needs of neurologists who must practice medicine without many of the advantages that are often taken for granted in the industrialized world. It is targeted to neurologists practicing in low-resource environments and those who wish to... more...

  • Current Topics In Osteoporosisby Hong-wen Deng; Yao-zhong Liu; Chun-yuan Guo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 165.00 US$ 135.30

    This book reviews important topics in osteoporosis, with the emphasis on both clinical management and basic research of the disease. From the clinical perspective, topics covering pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis are extensively elaborated. Several more chapters complement clinical overview of osteoporosis, that discuss the effects... more...

  • Growing Boneby James F. Whitfield

    Landes Bioscience 2007; US$ 159.00

    Growing numbers of men and many more women are suffering from crippling bone loss called osteoporosis. By 2050 50% of Americans over 50 will be at risk of, or actually have, osteoporosis. In this book the reader will meet the newest real and possible bone builders and learn how they might work. These include novel steroids, an osteogenic growth peptide... more...

  • Interdisziplinäre Leitlinie Management der frühen rheumatoiden Arthritisby M. Schneider; M. Lelgemann; H.-H. Abholz; R. Caratti; C. Flügge; H. Jäniche; R. Kunz; K. Krüger; S. Rehart; C. Specker

    Steinkopff 2007; US$ 12.27

    Die jetzt in 2. Auflage vorliegende interdisziplinär erstellte Leitlinie spricht einen aktuell intensiv beforschten Bereich an. Sie berücksichtigt sowohl neue diagnostische Verfahren als auch innovative Therapieoptionen. Erklärtes Ziel der Leitlinie ist eine verbesserte Koordination der Versorgung, welche an frühzeitiger Diagnosestellung und Einleitung... more...

  • Osteoarthritis, Inflammation and Degradationby J. Buckwalter; M. Lotz; J.F. Stoltz

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 156.00

    Osteoarthritis is a major public health issue due to its impact in term of handicap. Moreover, ageing of the world population and outbreak of obesity in industrialized and non-industrialized countries will dramatically increase its incidence in the next years. Regarded as a multi-factorial disease, today mechanistic and inflammatory theories are no... more...