Nov 252022
 

Electromyography (EMG) is a technique for evaluating and recording the electrical activity produced by nerves and muscles. Interpreting EMG is a mandatory skill for neurologists and rehabilitation specialists. This textbook provides the reader with a detailed discussion of the concepts and principles underlying electrodiagnostic medicine. It is written for an audience without pre-existing knowledge in this discipline, including beginner technicians and physicians in training. It is an ideal review for seasoned practitioners and those preparing for board examinations. It begins with a review of the foundational sciences and works through the field in twenty chapters, including a large number of case studies demonstrating correct application and interpretation. Appendices of information frequently required in the EMG laboratory, such as Nerve Conduction Study techniques and their age-related normal values, anatomic regions assessed by each NCS and needle EMG studies, safety issues, and other important topics, are also included.

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Travell, Simons & Simons’ Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual 3rd Edition

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Oct 102022
 

Selected as a Doody’s Core Title for 2022!

This new edition of Travell, Simons & Simons’ groundbreaking work reflects the latest research and best practices associated with trigger points and updates the iconic pain point images that set the standard in the field. New lead editor Joseph M. Donnelly draws on his experience as both educator and physical therapy practitioner to integrate an evidence-based approach into this critical text. In addition, the new edition consolidates information to create a more intuitive user experience and features a completely new full color design to bring concepts to life.

  • NEW! Consolidated: The previous edition’s two volumes– Upper Extremities and Lower Extremities—have been consolidated into one accessible book.
  • NEW! Updated research from around the world and coverage of the most current evidence-based treatments prepare readers for practice.
  • UPDATED! More integrated presentation. Information on pain is now better integrated with information on pain treatment.
  • UPDATED! In-text learning aids integrated throughout the text, including learning objectives, case studies, and Q&As, help students master the material and apply it to practice.
  • eBook available for purchase. Fast, smart, and convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and more

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Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology Illustrated Edition

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Sep 252022
 

Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology contains over 40 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals, giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas.

Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complimented by over 50 radiographic illustrations and an 8-page colour plate section. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader’s diagnostic ability and clinical understanding.

As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of rheumatological disorders.

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Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology 4e (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 4th Edition

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Aug 192022
 

The Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology, 4th edition has been fully reviewed and updated to make it into an invaluable guide for students, trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. With the addition of a paediatric rheumatologist to the editor team, this new edition is a fully functional rheumatology handbook for patients from childhood to adulthood.

 

Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in detail. There is a comprehensive and updated account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options. The text has been condensed with bullet points and summary boxes so the reader can focus on the essential information. To aid understanding over half of the images have been updated and the colour plate section has been expanded.

 

Taking a clinical, evidence-based approach, written by experts, and presented in a clear, practical, bullet-point style for rapid reference, this handbook will be your constant companion and a joy to use.

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Arthritis For Dummies

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Aug 122022
 

An easy-to-understand in-depth look at of one of the most common medical conditions in the world

If you’re one of the 350 million people around the world who suffer from arthritis, you know how challenging it can be to live with it. And if you care for someone who has arthritis, you know how difficult it is to help your loved one live comfortably with the disease.

Arthritis For Dummies was written for you. In it, you’ll find no-nonsense guidance based on the latest arthritis research, the straight goods on medications old and new, and up-to-date info on over 40 forms of the disease, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and more. You’ll also find:

  • Ten new cutting-edge treatments for arthritis
  • A complete rundown of medications for arthritis, including the very latest ones
  • Diet strategies to help combat arthritis pain and improve joint function
  • The best exercises for building stronger joints and easing arthritis pain
  • Biomechanical techniques to help ward off joint damage

An essential handbook for all who suffer from arthritis, as well as their caregivers, friends, and family, Arthritis For Dummies is the all-in-one handbook that shows you how to control arthritis symptoms, deal with chronic pain, assemble a top-notch healthcare team, and do much to help others who suffer from the disease.

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A Practical Guide to Joint & Soft Tissue Injection & Aspiration: An Illustrated Text for Primary Care Providers

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Jul 302022
 

Expanded and updated for its Second Edition, this practical illustrated guide explains the rationale and step-by-step procedures for joint and soft tissue injections and aspirations. The book will enable primary care physicians to master these effective techniques for treating a variety of common skin and musculoskeletal conditions. Full-color illustrations help practitioners identify anatomic landmarks and demonstrate how to perform each technique. This edition covers many alternative techniques and several new procedures, including ultrasound-guided injections, eyelid injections for cysts, nerve blocks for headaches, procedures for the hip, scapula joint injections, and temporomandibular joint procedures.

A companion Website contains videos demonstrating 48 injections.

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Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology 8th Edition

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Jul 172022
 

Offering up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of disease progression, diagnosis, management, and prognosis, Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology is the definitive reference in the field. For physicians caring for children with rheumatic diseases, this revised 8th Edition is an unparalleled resource for the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents. Global leaders in the field provide reliable, evidence-based guidance, highlighted by superb full-color illustrations that facilitate a thorough understanding of the science that underlies rheumatic disease.

  • Offers expanded coverage of autoinflammatory diseases, plus new chapters on Takayasu Arteritis and Other Vasculitides, Mechanistic Investigation of Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases, Genetics and Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases, and Global Issues in Pediatric Rheumatology.
  • Reflects the changes in diagnosis, monitoring, and management that recent advances have made possible.
  • Covers the latest information on small molecule treatment, biologics, biomarkers, epigenetics, biosimilars, and cell-based therapies, helping you choose treatment protocols based on the best scientific evidence available today.
  • Features exhaustive reviews of the complex symptoms, signs, and lab abnormalities that characterize these clinical disorders.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Rheumatology Secrets 4th Edition

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Jul 082022
 

For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Rheumatology Secrets, 4th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

    • The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective.

 

    • Fully revised and updated throughout, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices.

 

    • Practical coverage of basic immunology and pathophysiology, important disease manifestations, and clinical management issues related to common and uncommon rheumatic disorders.

 

    • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams.

 

    • Features bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content.

 

    • Keeps you up to date with new techniques and technologies, as well as changing treatment options and drug information.

 

    • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.

 

    • Helps ensure mastery of the material with 100 board-style questions available online that provide effective review and quick practice for your exams.

 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Drug Therapy in Rheumatology Nursing (Wiley Series in Nursing) 2nd Edition

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Mar 262022
 

Drug therapy management is a key topic for all nurses caring for patients with a rheumatologic condition. With nurses now required to prescribe, administer, monitor and review medication, this volume will help nurses develop their knowledge, skills and self-confidence to provide these services, while also advising on the benefits and risks of medication. This much-awaited second edition has been revised to address the changing face of clinical practice and distinct advances in this field, providing vital information on the latest drug treatments such as biological agents that suppress the disease and initiate remission, it will also advise on the use of selective and non-steroidal inflammatory drugs.

Content is organised into comprehensive sections, with succinct chapters that discuss:

  • Rheumatologic conditions
  • Drug therapy
  • The role of the nurse
  • Patient education and adherence to drug therapy.

In addition, new material explores biologic therapies; management of non-steroidal drugs; nurse prescribing; management of chronic pain; and case studies to inform clinical decision-making regarding drug therapy.

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Practical Approach to Electromyography: An Illustrated Guide for Clinicians 1st Edition

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Mar 232022
 

Practical Approach to Electromyography is a pictorial guide to performing and interpreting EMG studies. This step-by-step manual contains tips for working up clinical problems typically encountered in the EMG laboratory and highlights technical aspects and potential pitfalls of sensory and motor nerve conduction studies. Hundreds of photographs and drawings illustrate proper placements of recording and stimulation electrodes and insertion of needle electrodes into the various muscles. The authors also provide sets of normal values and instruction on how to write and interprete an EMG report. Practical Approach to Electromyography is a practical visual reference for both novices and experienced electromyographers.

Features of Practical Approach to Electromyography include:
Emphasizes a practical orientation
Integrates EMG studies into an overall comprehensive neurology examination
Provides specific information on needle and electrode placement
Over 350 photos and line drawings highlight the relevant landmarks
Provides sets of normal values
Teaches how to write an EMG Report

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