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Autoimmune Disease and Inflammatory Disorders

Herb Sewell.

in Essential Immunology for Surgeons

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Rheumatology. 11302 words.

Chapter 8 discusses autoimmune disease and inflammatory disorders, including organ-specific autoimmunity, systemic autoimmunity, paraneoplastic syndromes and ...

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Back Pain

Edited by Sam Chong, Roman Cregg and Andrew Souter.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Pain Medicine; Psychiatry; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 176 pages.

This resource summarises the current literature on management of back pain and provides evidence-based, practical guidelines for clinicians.

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Bones and joints

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 14145 words.

Clinical assessment 732

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Cauda equina syndrome

Jeremy Fairbank.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 969 words.

Cauda equina syndrome is a devastating consequence of cauda equina compression

The most common cause is a large disc herniation...

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Chronic long bone osteomyelitis

Peter Calder.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology; Infectious Diseases. 2347 words.

Pathological features of chronic osteomyelitis

Necrotic bone

Compromised soft tissues with reduction in vascularity

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Crystal arthropathies

Sandeep Bawa and Paul Wordsworth.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 3245 words.

Always exclude infection in acute hot joint

Raised serum uric acid does not necessarily confirm a diagnosis of gout

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Degenerative arthritis of the wrist

Peter Burge.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 2200 words.

The multiple joint compartments of the wrist show very different susceptibility to degenerative arthritis

Secondary, not...

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Degenerative disease of the thoracic spine

Jayme R. Hiratzka, Robert A. Hart and Henry H. Bohlman.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 1998 words.

Thoracic degenerative disease is an uncommon problem and is often misdiagnosed

Posterolateral approaches such as transpedicular...

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The distal radioulnar joint

Ruby Grewal, James H. Roth and G.J.W. King.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 5455 words.

DRUJ Stabilizers:

Primary: TFCC

Secondary: interosseous membrane, extensor retinaculum, dorsal carpal ligament complex, and the forearm...

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Dupuytren’s disease

Peter Burge.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 4992 words.

Dupuytren’s disease is characterised by contracture of a finger resulting from thickening and shortening of the palmar fascia

A...

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Emergencies in Clinical Medicine

Edited by Piers Page and Greg Skinner.

January 2008; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Haematology; Neurology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology; Surgery. 456 pages.

This reference aims to give the junior doctor the confidence to recognise these and manage emergencies. It is concise, didactic and an excellent complement to the Oxford Handbook of...

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Essential Immunology for Surgeons

Edited by Oleg Eremin and Herb Sewell.

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Preclinical Medicine; Histopathology; Transplant Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Rheumatology; Clinical Skills. 546 pages.

This resource provides a concise, up-to-date, and readable account of immunology in general and its translation into key areas of clinical practice. It provides the necessary foundation for...

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FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics Viva

Nev Davies, Will Jackson, Andrew Price, Jonathan Rees and Chris Lavy.

July 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Pathology; Rheumatology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics; Histopathology; Surgical Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 224 pages.

FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics Viva offers a unique approach to this high stakes exam, from the team behind the highly successful Oxford revision course. Based on the principle that viva...

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Frozen shoulder

Tim D. Bunker.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 3347 words.

Frozen shoulder is caused by a contracture of the capsule

Counterintuitively not all patients recover completely

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Hand Surgery

David Warwick, Roderick Dunn, Erman Melikyan and Jane Vadher.

March 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Rehabilitation Medicine; Anaesthetics; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Dermatology; Rheumatology; Paediatric Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Vascular Surgery. 660 pages.

This compact but comprehensive guide to all aspects of hand surgery encompasses the appropriate aspects of plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery and hand therapy, and rheumatology and...

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Inflammatory connective tissue disease

Catherine Swales.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 2178 words.

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the commonest multisystem connective tissue disease

All patients with SLE are antinuclear...

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Integrative Men's Health

Edited by Myles D. Spar and George E. Munoz.

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Dietetics and Nutrition; Psychotherapy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Urology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Medical Oncology; Dermatology. 400 pages.

This resource provides an evidence-based perspective on the health problems that affect men and the ways in which such problems may be prevented or treated utilizing a broad range of...

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: medical aspects

Clarissa Pilkington.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology; Paediatrics. 2353 words.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is defined as an arthritis persisting for at least 6 weeks

The cause may relate to the immune...

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: surgical management

Nicholas D. Riley and A. Hashemi–Nejad.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology; Paediatrics. 3478 words.

Approximately 10% of juvenile idiopathic arthritis cases will require a surgical procedure

Non-operative management aims to...

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Kienböck’s disease

Ilana Langdon and Grey Giddins.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 2492 words.

Uncommon but well recognised

Cause – avascular necrosis

Probably related to ulna positive variance

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