Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 7th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Wallace, Daniel J.; Hahn, Bevra Hannahs
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Established for forty years as the definitive reference on lupus.
Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition. More than ninety distinguished contributing authors twenty of them new to this edition provide comprehensive coverage of every aspect of cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus, including definitions, pathogenesis, autoantibodies, clinical and laboratory features, management, prognosis, and patient education.
This seventh edition focuses on evidence-based findings, treatment consensuses, and practical clinical information. New chapters cover cytokines and interferons, pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, immune tolerance, clinical indices in assessment of lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, reproductive issues, fibromyalgia, gender-related issues, and biomarkers.