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Title Dictionary of rheumatology / Jozef Rovensk√Ĺ, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold, editors ; with contributions by Milan Bayer [and 6 others].

Published Wien ; New York : Springer, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Edition Second edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 357 pages).
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Springer Medicine eBooks 2016 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This dictionary provides a comprehensive list of the terms and definitions commonly used in clinical rheumatology and osteology, and the new edition has been extended to include more than 50 additional entries. The book contains systematic descriptions relating to diseases of the locomotor apparatus, including osteoporosis, and important laboratory findings; special reference is made to the immunological parameters, which are essential for correct definition of rheumatologic disorders. Another focus is the general principles of pharmacological treatment, including biologicals and modern therapy. Information is also provided on individual disorders in the field of mineral metabolism and metabolic osteopathies and basic issues in rheumatic surgery. General entries are included from the fields of physical medicine and physiotherapy, including a system of functional assessment. The Dictionary of Rheumatology will be of value for medical students and all who are training in this specialty. .
Other author Rovensk√Ĺ, Jozef, editor.
Payer, Juraj, editor.
Herold, Manfred, editor.
Bayer, Milan, contributor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Rheumatology -- Dictionaries.
Rheumatism -- Dictionaries.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Dictionary of rheumatic disease
ISBN 9783319213354 electronic bk.
3319213350 electronic bk.
3319213342 (print)
9783319213347 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-21335-4