Table of Contents

The Immune System in Aging.
Bone Aging.
Atherosclerosis in the Rheumatic Diseases: Compounding the Age Risk.
Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly.
Tuberculosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly.
Widespread Pain in Older Adults.
Pharmacotherapy Considerations Unique to the Older Patient.
Rheumatic Disease in the Nursing Home Patient.
Post-acute Care for Rheumatologists.
The Gerontorheumatology Outpatient Service: Toward an International Classification of Function-Based Health Care Provision for the Elderly with Musculoskeletal Conditions.
Health Policy, Public Health, and Arthritis Among Older Adults.
Physical Therapy Management of Select Rheumatic Conditions in Older Adults.
Arthrocentesis in the Elderly.
Physical Activity in Older Adults with Arthritis.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Elderly Populations.
Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Use in Older Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Aging of Osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis in the Elderly Population.
Medium- and Small-Vessel Vasculitis.
Management of Geriatric Gout.
Calcium-Containing Crystal-Associated Arthropathies in the Elderly Population.
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis in the Elderly.
Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the Older Population.
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases of the Elderly.
Infectious Arthritis in the Elderly.
Sarcopenia and Myopathies in the Elderly.
Scleroderma in the Elderly Population.
Sjögren's Syndrome in the Elderly.