Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual(R) Rheumatology Subspecialty Consult, Third Edition, provides essential information on inpatient and outpatient management of rheumatologic diseases and disorders. This edition offers state-of-the-art content on how to perform the musculoskeletal exam and arthrocentesis, what laboratory testing may prove useful, and which medications are appropriate, including dosages and recommended monitoring. Ideal for residents, fellows, and practicing physicians who need quick access to current scientific and clinical information in rheumatology, the manual is also useful as a first-line resource for internists and other primary care providers. Thoroughly revised content from cover to cover, including new chapters on current topics such as mosquito-transmitted viral arthritis and arthralgias, IgG4-related disease, interstitial lung disease, and cutting-edge technologies in rheumatology.Text covers all aspects of rheumatology, including hereditary periodic fever syndromes, recently approved drugs and biologic agents used in the treatment of rheumatic disease, and much more.Utilizes a highly templated, bulleted format ensuring that you can find what you need quickly and easily.Content is written by residents, fellows, and clinical faculty of the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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