Health Reference Series: Arthritis Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1626-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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Arthritis Sourcebook, Fifth Edition provides updated information about diagnosing, treating, and managing degenerative, inflammatory, and other specific forms of arthritis. It also explains the symptoms and treatments of related diseases that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Details about currently used medical, surgical, and self-care management strategies are included along with tips for reducing joint pain and inflammation and managing arthritis-related disability.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Arthritis
  • Chapter 1—Understanding the Bones, Muscles, and Joints
  • Section 1.1—What Are Bones, Muscles, and Joints?
  • Section 1.2—Importance of Healthy Bones
  • Chapter 2—Overview of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
  • Chapter 3—Statistics on Arthritis in the United States
  • Chapter 4—Risk Factors for Arthritis
  • Section 4.1—Modifiable and Nonmodifiable Risk Factors for Arthritis
  • Section 4.2—Genetics as Risk Factor for Arthritis
  • Chapter 5—Joints Affected by Arthritis
  • Section 5.1—Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Section 5.2—Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Section 5.3—Arthritis of the Hip
  • Section 5.4—Arthritis of the Knee
  • Section 5.5—Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Part II: Types of Arthritis, Related Rheumatic Diseases, and Other Associated Medical Conditions
  • Chapter 6—Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Section 6.1—Understanding Osteoarthritis
  • Section 6.2—Spinal Stenosis Can Be Caused by OA
  • Chapter 7—Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Section 7.1—Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Section 7.2—Painful Joints? Early Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Key
  • Section 7.3—Arthritis Mechanisms May Vary by Joint
  • Chapter 8—Childhood Arthritis (Juvenile Arthritis)
  • Section 8.1—Kids and Their Bone Health
  • Section 8.2—What Is Childhood Arthritis?
  • Section 8.3—Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vision Loss
  • Section 8.4—Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Section 8.5—Biologics: New Treatments for Juvenile Arthritis
  • Chapter 9—Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Chapter 10—Behcet Disease
  • Chapter 11—Bone Spurs, Bursitis, and Tendonitis
  • Section 11.1—Bone Spurs
  • Section 11.2—Bursitis
  • Section 11.3—Tendonitis
  • Chapter 12—Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Chapter 13—Fibromyalgia
  • Section 13.1—Understanding Fibromyalgia
  • Section 13.2—Drugs Approved to Manage Pain
  • Section 13.3—Mind and Body Therapy for Fibromyalgia
  • Chapter 14—Gout and Chondrocalcinosis 2
  • Section 14.1—Understanding Gout
  • Section 14.2—Chondrocalcinosis 2
  • Chapter 15—Infectious Forms of Arthritis
  • Section 15.1—Arthritis Associated with Lyme Disease
  • Section 15.2—Reactive Arthritis
  • Section 15.3—Septic Arthritis (Infectious Arthritis)
  • Chapter 16—Lupus
  • Section 16.1—Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Section 16.2—Lupus and Osteoporosis
  • Section 16.3—Lupus and Women
  • Chapter 17-Myositis
  • Chapter 18—Osteoporosis
  • Section 18.1—Understanding Osteoporosis
  • Section 18.2—Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Two Common But Different Conditions
  • Section 18.3—What People with RA Need to Know about Osteoporosis
  • Section 18.4—Osteoporosis in Women
  • Section 18.5—Osteoporosis in Men
  • Section 18.6—Osteoporosis in Aging
  • Chapter 19—Paget Disease of Bone
  • Section 19.1—What Is Paget Disease of Bone?
  • Section 19.2—Paget Disease of Bone and Osteoarthritis: Different Yet Related
  • Section 19.3—Pain and Paget Disease of Bone
  • Section 19.4—FAQs on Paget Disease of Bone
  • Chapter 20—Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Chapter 21—Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Section 21.1—Psoriasis
  • Section 21.2—Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Chapter 22—Scleroderma
  • Chapter 23—Sjögren Syndrome
  • Chapter 24—Work-Related Arthritis and Ergonomics
  • Chapter 25—Arthritis-Related to Other Disorders
  • Section 25.1—Comorbidities
  • Section 25.2—Arthritis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Section 25.3—Arthritis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Part III: Medical and Surgical Treatments for Arthritis
  • Chapter 26—Your Arthritis Healthcare Provider
  • Section 26.1—Choosing a Doctor
  • Section 26.2—Talking with Medical Specialists: Tips for Patients
  • Section 26.3—For People with Osteoporosis: How to Find a Doctor
  • Chapter 27—Diagnosing and Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Chapter 28—Osteoarthritis Medicines
  • Chapter 29—Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicines
  • Chapter 30—Help Your Arthritis Treatment Work
  • Section 30.1—Treating and Managing Arthritis
  • Section 30.2—Heat and Cold Therapies for Arthritis
  • Section 30.3—Long-Term Benefit of Steroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis Challenged
  • Chapter 31—Surgical Procedures Used to Treat Arthritis
  • Section 31.1—Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Section 31.2—Bone Fusion Surgery
  • Chapter 32—Understanding Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Chapter 33—Knee Replacement
  • Chapter 34—Other Types of Joint Surgery
  • Section 34.1—Hip Replacement
  • Section 34.2—Shoulder Replacement
  • Section 34.3—Joint Fusion Surgery (Arthrodesis)
  • Part IV: Arthritis Self-Management: Strategies to Reduce Pain and Inflammation
  • Chapter 35—Managing Arthritis
  • Chapter 36—Chronic Pain Management
  • Chapter 37—Arthritis and Sleep Deprivation
  • Chapter 38—Weight Management and Arthritis
  • Chapter 39—Exercise and Arthritis
  • Section 39.1—Physical Activity for Arthritis
  • Section 39.2—Yoga Promotes Physical Fitness and Joint Health
  • Section 39.3—Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Section 39.4—Water Aerobics Can Benefit People with Arthritis
  • Chapter 40—Herbs, Dietary Supplements, and Arthritis
  • Section 40.1—Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  • Section 40.2—Cat's Claw
  • Section 40.3—Evening Primrose Oil
  • Section 40.4—Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil
  • Section 40.5—Ginger
  • Section 40.6—Thunder God Vine
  • Section 40.7—Turmeric
  • Section 40.8—Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis
  • Section 40.9—Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Chapter 41—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Arthritis
  • Section 41.1—What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
  • Section 41.2—Complementary Health Approaches for Chronic Pain
  • Section 41.3—Acupuncture
  • Section 41.4—Magnets
  • Section 41.5—Research on Massage Therapy and Arthritis
  • Part V: Living with Arthritis
  • Chapter 42—Living with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases
  • Chapter 43—Healthy Eating and Arthritis
  • Chapter 44—Arthritis and Mental Health
  • Chapter 45—Maintaining Independence
  • Section 45.1—Modifying Your Home for Independence
  • Section 45.2—Avoiding Falls and Fractures
  • Section 45.3—Assistive Devices Can Make Life with Arthritis Easier
  • Section 45.4—Driving When You Have Arthritis
  • Chapter 46—Arthritis and Sexuality
  • Chapter 47—Starting a Family: Pregnancy and Arthritis
  • Section 47.1—Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health
  • Section 47.2—Rheumatic Disease Management in Pregnant Women
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 48—Glossary of Terms Related to Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
  • Chapter 49—Directory of Organizations That Help People with Arthritis and Their Families