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Understanding Arthriris & Rheumatism

Understanding Arthriris & Rheumatism

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About 20 million people in the UK suffer from a rheumatic complaint. Each year, rheumatic diseases cause more then eight million patients to consult their GP and are the reason for one in four medical consultations in hospitals. This book helps you to understand the causes of arthrirtis and rheumatism and explains the treatments available. It will allay many worries you may have and reassure you that modern treatments can ber very effective


  • Introduction
  • Diagnosis
  • Why it happens
  • Investigations
  • Treatments
  • Diet
  • Drugs
  • Surgery
  • General principles of joint protection
  • The future
  • Useful addresses
  • Index

About the Author's

Professor Verna Wright - the Professor of Rheumatology at the Universaty of Leeds and Consultant Rheumatologist at Leeds General Infirmary. He was also chairman of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council and for several years Chairman of the Rheumatology Commitee of the Royal College of Physicians of London

Dr Tony Smith - family Doctor Publications' Medical Editor-in-Chief was for many years Deputy Editor of the British Medical Journal and continues to work as an Assiciate Editor. He is the Medical Editor of both the Complete Family Health Encylopaedia and the Family Doctor Home Advisor

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