Evidence-Based Rheumatology

Evidence-Based Rheumatology

Editor(s): Peter Tugwell, Beverley Shea, Maarten Boers, Peter Brooks, Lee S Simon, Vibeke Strand, George Wells

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

Print ISBN: 9780727914460

Online ISBN: 9781444315844

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315844

About this Book

Compiled by Cochrane collaborators and members of OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology), Evidence-based Rheumatology is an essential resource for evidence-based medicine as applied to the musculoskeletal disorders.

The introductory section covers the principles of evidence-based medicine in rheumatology, followed by clinical chapters covering all the major disorders. Each chapter includes non-drug therapy, drug therapy, and consumer evidence-based summaries.

Evidence-Based Series: Evidence-based Rheumatology, part of the acclaimed series BMJ Evidence-based medicine textbooks that have revolutionised clinical medicine literature, comes with a fully searchable CD-ROM of the whole text. The text is kept up to date online at www.evidbasedrheum.com

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Methodology in Rheumatology

    1. Chapter 3

      Economics (pages 25–40)

      Hilal Maradit Kremers and Sherine E Gabriel

  2. Part 2: Finding, Evaluating, and Applying the Evidence of Rheumatological Disorders

    1. Chapter 5

      Gout (pages 65–95)

      Naomi Schlesinger and Ralph Schumacher

    2. Chapter 6

      Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (pages 97–140)

      Joel Schiffenbauer, Eliza Chakravarty and Vibeke Strand

    3. Chapter 7

      Osteoarthritis (pages 141–181)

      Thao Pham, Marlene Fransen, Philippe Ravaud and Maxime Dougados

    4. Chapter 8

      Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (pages 183–242)

      Ann Cranney, Lee S Simon, Peter Tugwell, Rick Adachi and Gordon Guyatt

    5. Chapter 9

      Rheumatoid Arthritis (pages 243–314)

      Maria E Suarez-Almazor, Manathip Osiri and Paul Emery

    6. Chapter 11

      Spondyloarthropathies (pages 393–442)

      Annelies Boonen, Astrid van Tubergen, Sjef van der Linden and Carina Mihai

    7. Chapter 12

      Systemic Sclerosis (pages 443–493)

      Daniel E Furst, Janet Pope and Phil Clements

    8. Chapter 13

      Primary Systemic Vasculitis (pages 495–527)

      Richard A Watts, Suzanne E Lane and David Gl Scott

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