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Diseases of the musculoskeletal system

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  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic Diseasesby Yasser El Miedany

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book is a practical and evidence-based guide to performing clinical musculoskeletal ultrasound for patients suffering from various rheumatic diseases. It represents the best current thinking on the role of ultrasonography in the assessment of pathology, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Following introductory chapters covering fundamental... more...

  • Local Treatment of Inflammatory Joint Diseasesby Willm Uwe Kampen; Manfred Fischer

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a systematic survey of different local treatments in inflammatory joint diseases and their potential side effects and complications. Both surgical therapies and pharmaceutical strategies involving local or systemic application of anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating drugs are addressed. Special emphasis is placed on nuclear medicine... more...

  • Evidence-Based Rheumatologyby Peter Tugwell; Beverley Shea; Maarten Boers; Peter Brooks; Lee Simon; Vibeke Strand; George Wells

    Wiley 2009; US$ 291.95

    Compiled by Cochrane collaborators and members of OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology), Evidence-based Rheumatology is an essential resource for evidence-based medicine as applied to the musculoskeletal disorders. The introductory section covers the principles of evidence-based medicine in rheumatology, followed by clinical chapters covering... more...

  • Bone and Joint Futuresby Anthony Woolf

    Wiley 2008; US$ 56.95

    A thought-provoking book about the future of bone and joint disorders. This is the Decade of Bone and Joint, a time where rapid developments in our understanding of these disorders contend with massive increases in these chronic conditions throughout the world. By drawing on current knowledge and expertise, the book considers future scenarios such... more...

  • Musculoskeletal Examinationby Jeffrey Gross; Joseph Fetto; Elaine Rosen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 79.95

    Evaluating orthopedic dysfunctions in patients will be easier with Musculoskeletal Examination, Second Edition . This comprehensive book is an ideal teaching and learning tool for introductory courses in physical examination. This second edition features enhanced clinically relevant examples representing frequently encountered conditions - all from... more...

  • 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$ 99.99

    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 both... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99

    Rheumatoid arthritis is 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. This title offers an inspiring, scientifically based game plan for minimizing the effects of this chronic illness, and ultimately, achieving optimal health. 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 Fibromyalgiaby Daniel J. Wallace

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 40.99

    This is a thoroughly revised and updated version of "Making Sense of Fibromyalgia", endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation. This new volume continues to provide a comprehensive guide - for both patients and professionals - to this little-known and poorly understood syndrome. more...