Table of Contents

Clinical assessment of rheumatological disease.
Investigation of rheumatic disease.
Organ involvement in rheumatological disease.
Rheumatological procedures : injection therapy.
Regional musculoskeletal anatomy and conditions.
Rheumatoid arthritis (disease).
The spondylarthropathies.
Autoimmune connective tissue diseases.
Vasculitis.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Pregnancy and the rheumatic diseases.
Osteoarthritis and related disorders.
Crystal arthritis.
Bone diseases.
Collagen disorders.
Musculoskeletal infection.
Chronic pain.
Miscellaneous diseases.
DMARDs and immunosuppressive drugs. This textbook of rheumatology is aimed at a specialist readership offering easily-accessible, evidence-based information on the management of rheumatological conditions. Each topic covers typically two pages, the aim being to provide all relevant information in a single view to allow rapid access to information.