Pocket Reference to Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Paul Emery

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Paul Emery
    Pages 1-6
  3. Paul Emery
    Pages 7-13
  4. Paul Emery
    Pages 25-49
  5. Paul Emery
    Pages 65-69
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 71-80

About this book


Written by a world-renowned expert in rheumatology this book serves as a refresher for GPs and hospital doctors containing practical diagnostic and treatment advice.

Reviews clinical developments and guidelines, and places them into everyday clinical practice

Stresses the importance of early and aggressive treatment

Concise but comprehensive whilst being loaded with illustrations including imaging examples all presented in pocket sized format


Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common and serious inflammatory arthritis, resulting in joint destruction, functional impairment and increased mortality.  The outcome of the disease, however, has improved considerably in recent years with the availability of effective therapies and the recognition that early intensive treatment strategies result in better outcomes.

This book has been designed to increase physician awareness of the importance of early and intensive treatment – a key pharmaceutical strategy in rheumatoid arthritis.


DMARDS EULAR Guidelines Imaging Rheumatoid arthritis

Authors and affiliations

  • Paul Emery
    • 1
  1. 1.Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal DiseaseUniversity of Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals TrustUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Healthcare Ltd. 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tarporley
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85873-448-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-908517-22-7
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals