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The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families|
By Daniel J. Wallace
Endorsed by The Lupus Foundation of America. Dr. Wallace, a world-renowned expert on lupus, explains what the disease is, why it is so difficult to diagnose, and how patients can ease the more difficult manifestations.
Lupus: Everything You Need to Know|
By Robert G. Lahita, Robert H. Phillips
Physician Lahita and psychologist Phillips have had considerable experience in diagnosing and treating lupus and helping patients and their family members cope. Their book, aimed primarily at patients, clearly discusses the different types of the disease. Because lupus can be so confusing, Lahita and Phillips also discuss medical disorders similar to it.
They also convey basic information in question-and-answer format about the immune system, tests and diagnosis, symptoms, and complications.
America's Top Doctors|
By Castle Connolly Medical
Guide to 4,000 of the nation's best doctors in all specialties with detail on expertise in such areas as lupus and other autoimmune conditions.
Each physician's listing includes vital information such as medical school attended and the year of graduation, board certifications, hospitals to which the doctor admits patients, residencies and fellowships, faculty appointments, office hours, and health plans in which they participate. Updated for 2008!
The Clinical Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
edited by Peter H. Schur|
This concise yet comprehensive volume provides clinicians (and patients possessing advanced knowledge) with practical guidance on the diagnosis
and management of systemic lupus erythematosus. Revised and updated to reflect recent diagnostic
and therapeutic breakthroughs, the book offers expert advice on the day-to-day care of patients
with the varied manifestations of this disease.The opening chapters describe the general symptoms
of lupus, its immunological mechanisms, and the criteria for diagnosis. A major portion of the book
focuses on the manifestations of lupus in specific organ systems--musculoskeletal, cutaneous,
cardiac, pulmonary, hematologic, renal, gastrointestinal, and neurologic. The concluding chapters present
current guidelines for patient monitoring, therapy, and use of medications.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Fourth Edition
by Robert G. Lahita, M.D.|
This textbook successfully links basic science with clinical medicine, providing a framework within which to understand this complex disease. As Lahita states in the introduction, 'The history of discovery is now in the log phase of growth.' The third edition of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus conveys the excitement and the breadth of this dynamic field. This volume will be an excellent resource for basic and clinical scientists, as well as for the students of imunology and rheumatology. The chapters are well-referenced and can be read independently- as befits a reference book.
Also Highly Recommended
The Lupus Handbook for Women: Up-To-Date Information on Understanding and Managing the Disease Which Affects 1 in 500 Women
by Robin Dibner, Carol Colman
Lupus: My Search for a Diagnosis
by Eileen Radziunas, Jackie Melvin (Editor)
Special appendixes list resources for dealing with lupus and provide symptoms and overviews of "imposter diseases" including CFIDS, candidiasis, multiple sclerosis, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome.
The First Year--Lupus: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
by Nancy C. Hanger
Living With Lupus: The Complete Guide, Second Editoin
by Sheldon Paul Blau, Dodi Schultz
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