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Rheumatology and Immunology.

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Edited by Cohen Alan S.. . 497 pages. Volume 4. of The Science and Practice of Clinical Medicine.. Grune & Stratton, Inc., New York, San Francisco, and London: , 1979.. Price, $32.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(4):653-654. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-653_6
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This multiauthored text includes a major section on rheumatology and a small one on immunology. Introductory chapters cover basic principles in rheumatology and provide a regional approach to common musculoskeletal disorders and an analysis of basic aspects of connective tissue biochemistry and basic epidemiology. Chapters on diagnostic procedures are followed by chapters on the major rheumatic syndromes and on differential diagnosis. Individual chapters on specific articular and connective tissue diseases include detailed discussions of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment. The section on immunology follows the format of the rheumatologic section, with short chapters on concepts and diagnostic procedures, differential diagnosis, and


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