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.
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By Ross E. Petty, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon), FRCPC, Professor Emeritus, Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Ronald M. Laxer, MDCM, FRCPC, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Toronto; Division of Rheumatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Carol B Lindsley, MD, FAAP, MACR, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine; Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas; Lucy Wedderburn, MD, MA, PhD, FRCP, Professor in Paediatric Rheumatology, Institute of Child Health, University College London; Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology
Great Ormond Street Hospital National Health Service Trust, London, Great Britain; Robert C Fuhlbrigge, MD PhD, Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado- Denver and Elizabeth D. Mellins, MD, Department of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine