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A Clinician's Pearls & Myths in Rheumatology by John H. Stone (Ed.),John H. Stone

By John H. Stone (Ed.),John H. Stone

vital strides were made in realizing the pathophysiologic foundation of many inflammatory stipulations lately, yet rheumatology continues to be a self-discipline during which analysis is rooted within the clinical background skillfully extracted from the sufferer, the cautious actual exam, and the discriminating use of laboratory assessments and imaging. additionally, collection of the main applicable remedy for sufferers with rheumatic ailments additionally is still seriously reliant upon medical experience.

Medical disciplines equivalent to rheumatology that rely considerably upon scientific knowledge are susceptible to the advance of structures of ‘Pearls’ and ‘Myths,’ on the topic of the ailments they name their very own, a ‘Pearl’ being a nugget of fact in regards to the analysis or therapy of a specific ailment that has been received by way of dint of scientific adventure and a ‘Myth’ being a normally held trust that impacts the perform of many clinicians – yet is false.

This publication will pool jointly the medical knowledge of professional, specialist rheumatologists who perform the care of sufferers with autoimmune illnesses, systemic inflammatory issues, and all different rheumatic conditions.

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