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Six million people in the United States meet the criteria for fibromyalgia, which is a disorder characterized by a combination of pain, fatigue, and related symptoms. On average, these patients see about four doctors before they are correctly diagnosed, and many are convinced they have a life-threatening illness such as an advanced stage of cancer. About $600 billion is spent annually in the United States to diagnose or manage chronic pain, including... more...

Prove It! Evidence-Based Analysis of Common Spine Practice offers spine surgeons detailed guidance in using the principles of evidence-based medicine in treatment decisions. The book presents a unique collection of 31 case studies in which noted experts review a patient's signs and symptoms and relevant images to determine the best-fitting diagnosis and then to develop a treatment plan based on the best available... more...

Ankylosing spondilitis is a chronic form of arthritis known to affect around 1 in 200 people (over 1 million sufferers in the USA alone). No cure has yet been found for the disease, however, early diagnosis and proper medical management can be important in reducing the risk of disability and deformity. Ankylosing spondilitis: the facts is the first mass market book to be published on this important disease. It provides clear and accessible information... more...

This reader-friendly book takes a practical approach to caring for the adolescent athlete. Logically organized by joint, the book identifies both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. It details fundamentals, including basic anatomy, joint examination, and patient history. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of injury patterns unique to adolescent athletes and tables are incorporated throughout to assist... more...

As described in this timely volume, three decades of objective scientific evidence has finally transitioned a suspicious set of symptoms into a real diagnosis for—and potential treatments of—fibromyalgia. It is a revelatory work, focusing on important research discoveries, the struggles of patients, and hopes for a future cure. Each chapter of Fibromyalgia covers different aspects of the disease and its treatment, including... more...


Collecting and synthesizing all of the most recent literature on Kienböck’s disease from around the world, this comprehensive text aims to provide a more dynamic, nuanced treatment algorithm for this enigmatic condition. Part I consolidates the basic science on Kienböck’s and the lunate, including anatomy, pathology, biomechanics and etiology. Clinical assessment is covered in part II, including radiology, advanced imaging and... more...

Malpractice settlements are large for undetected hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine toxicity which, if untreated, can lead to permanent loss of central vision. Knowledge of the ocular toxicity of these drugs has increased during the past fifty years as their use has expanded. Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy is the first single-source book on the subject and is essential for the practicing ophthalmologists,... more...

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is among the most serious complications in the field of endoprosthetics. The number of PJIs is increasing worldwide and poses a real interdisciplinary challenge for everyone involved. For the patient concerned, it is necessary to promptly work out an adequate therapy solution to fight off the infection. Both the clinical experience of the surgeon and the proper diagnostic processes are prerequisite... more...

This unique text focuses exclusively on the ever-growing population of aging and masters athletes, both professional and amateur, presenting both operative and nonoperative management strategies for the range of sports-related injuries. The book is thematically divided into three sections. Part I describes the science of musculoskeletal aging and the benefits of remaining active as we age, including proper nutrition, supplements and medical therapies... more...

Rheumatology: Clinical Scenarios is a case-based learning tool for trainees in rheumatology.  Professor Efim Benenson presents 73 clinical scenarios and 156 clinical images for the student of rheumatology to diagnose, whilst his expert commentary is provided in a separate section.   As a further diagnostic aid, two ‘Rheumatology Trees’ are provided which summarize in turn the articular and musculoskeletal disorders, as well as the connective... more...