Practical RheumatologyBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7014.1237a (Published 04 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1237
- A J Swannell, consultant rheumatologist
- Nottingham City Hospital
Ed John H Klippel, Paul A Dieppe Times Mirror, pounds sterling39.95, pp 422 ISBN 07234 2429 2
Practical Rheumatology is written by 81 recognised international experts in medicine, rheumatology, and orthopaedics. It is a direct derivation of the much larger specialist textbook by the same authors. Practical Rheumatology concentrates on the clinical features and management of the common arthritides, highlights regional pain problems, and gives detailed practical advice on the aspiration and injection of joints andsoft tissues.
Musculoskeletal disorders are responsible for about 10% of consultations in primary care, and their …