Rheumatology Examination and Injection Techniques,
Edition 2
By Michael Doherty, Brian L. Hazleman, MA, FRCP, Charles W. Hutton, MD, MA(Hon Penna), FACP, Peter J. Maddison and Julian David Perry, MD

Publication Date: 08 Oct 1998
This highly illustrated text provides comprehensive coverage of the examination of patients with joint or periarticular disease. It includes full details of joint aspiration, injection techniques and examination of synovial fluid.
This new edition contains more practical procedures than ever before, with new coverage of biopsy and epidural injections. All chapters have been revised and expanded to include more illustrations.
Rheumatology Examination and Injection Techniques has established itself as the leading practical text of examination and injection techniques. This edition builds on the strengths of the first to provide a thorough and detailed step-by-step guide to practice in this area.

Key Features

  • Teaches basic clinical skills
  • All chapters are enriched by high quality accurate illustrations
  • Provides an informative review of joint assessment
  • Designed to appeal to a wide audience

    New Features

  • Practical Procedures section has been expanded to include: biopsy, epidural injections, and principles of diagnosis
  • New chapter on patient assessment
  • Approximately 20 new line illustrations
  • Every chapter has been revised
    About the author
    By Michael Doherty, Consultant Senior Lecturer, Rheumatology Unit, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK; Brian L. Hazleman, MA, FRCP, Consultant Rheumatologist, Addenbroke's Hospital, Cambridge, Director of Rheumatology Research Group, Addenbroke's Hospital, Cambridge, Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cambridge; Charles W. Hutton, MD, MA(Hon Penna), FACP, Consultant Rheumatologist, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; formerly Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Peter J. Maddison, Consultant Rheumatologist, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, UK and Julian David Perry, MD, Section Head, Orbital & Oculoplastic Surgery, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
    Table of Contents
    Section I: INTRODUCTION to EXAMINATION. Introduction. The Minimum Rheumatological Examination. Disease Assessment Indices. Section II: EXAMINATION of SPECIFIC REGIONS. The Shoulder. The Elbow. The Hand. The Spine. The Hip. The Knee. The Foot and Ankle. The Temporomandibular Joint. Posture and Gait. Section II: ASPIRATION and INJECTION TECHNIQUES. Principles of Joint Aspiration and Steroid Injection. Examination of Synovial Fluid.
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780702023873
    Page Count: 160
    Retail Price : £84.99
    Rheumatologists, General Practitioners, Physical Therapists.