2011

Geriatric Rheumatology

A Comprehensive Approach

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-5791-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-5792-4 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Aging and Comorbidity in Rheumatology

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      Pages 1-1

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      The Immune System in Aging

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      Pages 11-16

      Bone Aging

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      Pages 17-25

      Atherosclerosis in the Rheumatic Diseases: Compounding the Age Risk

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      Pages 27-34

      Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly

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      Pages 35-43

      Tuberculosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly

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      Pages 45-56

      Widespread Pain in Older Adults

  3. Multidisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Rheumatology

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      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-71

      Pharmacotherapy Considerations Unique to the Older Patient

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      Pages 73-78

      Rheumatic Disease in the Nursing Home Patient

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      Pages 79-83

      Post-acute Care for Rheumatologists

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      Pages 85-91

      The Gerontorheumatology Outpatient Service: Toward an International Classification of Function-Based Health Care Provision for the Elderly with Musculoskeletal Conditions

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      Pages 93-100

      Health Policy, Public Health, and Arthritis Among Older Adults

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      Pages 101-112

      Physical Therapy Management of Select Rheumatic Conditions in Older Adults

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      Pages 113-124

      Arthrocentesis in the Elderly

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      Pages 125-131

      Physical Activity in Older Adults with Arthritis

  4. Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly

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      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-144

      Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Elderly Populations

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      Pages 145-150

      Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis

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      Pages 151-172

      Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Use in Older Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

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      Pages 173-185

      Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Aging of Osteoarthritis

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      Pages 187-196

      Osteoarthritis in the Elderly Population

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      Pages 197-207

      Medium- and Small-Vessel Vasculitis

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