Rheumatology (eBook)

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Rheumatology: A clinicalhandbook is an essentialresource for medical students who need an introduction, understanding and overviewof the subject. Most competing textseither burden medical students with information they do not require, or coverrheumatology alongside orthopaedics and as a result compromise fundamentals ofrheumatology. This book is different –it provides all the information students need during their rheumatology placementand signposts them to where they can find further information.

A definition and brief pathophysiologyfor each condition is provided, which is linked to the respective clinicalfeatures. The book covers the core elements of diagnosis and treatment based onthe latest national guidelines to swiftly bring students and junior doctors intraining up-to-date. Self-assessment questions and an OSCE chapter provide a way of checking that users have understood and grasped the core material, as well as enabling students to be well equipped for their written and OSCE examinations. Written by two medicalstudents and an experienced consultant rheumatologist, the book combines a reader-friendly writing style with coverage of the material through clinical experienceof a professional in the field.

Printed in fullcolour throughout, with an attractive design, a clear and concise writing styleas well as a range of pedagogical features including an array of mnemonics,pictures and diagrams, Rheumatology: Aclinical handbook is exactly the sort of book medical students and newlyqualified doctors would benefit from.


Rheumatology: A clinicalhandbook is an essentialresource for medical students who need an introduction, understanding and overviewof the subject. Most competing textseither burden medical students with information they do not require, or coverrheumatology alongside orthopaedics and as a result compromise fundamentals ofrheumatology. This book is different –it provides all the information students need during their rheumatology placementand signposts them to where they can find further information.

A definition and brief pathophysiologyfor each condition is provided, which is linked to the respective clinicalfeatures. The book covers the core elements of diagnosis and treatment based onthe latest national guidelines to swiftly bring students and junior doctors intraining up-to-date. Self-assessment questions and an OSCE chapter provide a way of checking that users have understood and grasped the core material, as well as enabling students to be well equipped for their written and OSCE examinations. Written by two medicalstudents and an experienced consultant rheumatologist, the book combines a reader-friendly writing style with coverage of the material through clinical experienceof a professional in the field.

Printed in fullcolour throughout, with an attractive design, a clear and concise writing styleas well as a range of pedagogical features including an array of mnemonics,pictures and diagrams, Rheumatology: Aclinical handbook is exactly the sort of book medical students and newlyqualified doctors would benefit from.



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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scion Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1907904468
  • ISBN-13: 9781907904462

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