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Kelley & Firestein's Textbook of Rheumatology (Hardcover) (M.D. Gary S. Firestein)
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Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology is an internationally recognized and respected clinical resource in the field of rheumatology. First published in 1981, every edition has successfully carried through a "molecule-to-medicine" approach. Each edition consists of definitive, scholarly chapters authored by the top leading authority in the field. The book covers the breadth of the field of rheumatology, from basic science and immunology, to musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, to diagnostic tests and procedures, then to each individual disease process. Each subject is covered in great detail, with up-to-date references and the latest research.
Presents key content important to trainee and practicing rheumatologists in a comprehensive, authoritative manner.
Defines the rationale for treatment of full range of rheumatologic diseases and syndromes.
Clinically focused and relevant throughout and balances what the user needs to know about basic science with clinical practice.
Includes key data on therapeutic outcomes to better inform clinical decision-making.
Full-color design facilitates the comprehension of scientific underpinnings of rheumatic disease.
New and updated content on the latest diagnostic perspectives and approaches to therapy.Five brand new chapters:
Metabolic Regulation of Immunity
Principles of Signalling
Research methodsi n the Rheumatic Diseases
Novel Intracellular Targeting Agents
New and expanded chapter topics on small molecule treatment, biologics, biomarkers, epigenetics, biosimilars, and cell-based therapies.
More international contributors to provide a truly global perspective on the manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
More schematic diagrams to summarize information and facilitate understanding.