4 edition of Acute rheumatic and immunological diseases found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Brian F. Mandell.|
|Contributions||Mandell, Brian F., 1951-|
|LC Classifications||RC582 .A38 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 619 p. :|
|Number of Pages||619|
|LC Control Number||93038783|
Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Please note: new guidelines have been released which may alter your care plan. See your doctor if you have any questions. Acute rheumatic fever (ARF), commonly called rheumatic fever, is the body’s immune system reacting to an untreated infection with bacteria called Group A Streptococcus. Rheumatic fever (acute rheumatic fever) is a disease that can affect the heart, joints, brain, and skin. Rheumatic fever can develop if strep throat and scarlet fever infections are not treated properly. Early diagnosis of these infections and treatment with antibiotics are key to preventing rheumatic fever.
Our aim was to summarize key aspects of the pathomechanism and the ocular involvements of rheumatic and systemic autoimmune diseases. Apart from a paper in French (Morax V, Ann Oculist –, ), all papers referred to in this article were published in English. All the materials were peer-reviewed full-text papers, letters, reviews, or book chapters obtained through a . Rheumatic heart disease, often neglected by media and policy makers, is a major burden in developing countries where it causes most of the cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in young people, leading to about deaths per year worldwide. The disease results from an abnormal autoimmune response to a group A streptococcal infection in a genetically susceptible host.
Although the spectrum of inflammatory rheumatic diseases is broad, some general principles provide a framework within which to discuss the pathophysiology of all. One of the most useful constructs is a kinetic one, which focuses on disease initiation, propagation, and flares. It is useful for discussing both acute and chronic diseases. Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is the result of an autoimmune response to pharyngitis caused by infection with group A Streptococcus. The long-term damage to cardiac valves caused by ARF, which can.
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Acute Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease: Management of the Critically Ill Patient (Inflammatory Disease and Therapy) 1st Edition by B. Mandell (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.
Price: $ Description: This is a multiauthored book with very fragmented chapter structure and overlapping content addressing "acute" rheumatic diseases. Purpose: There is not a compelling need for a compendium of critical care management problems in rheumatic and immunologic diseases.
Critical care management for organ failure "per se" is best described Price: $ Book Description. Presenting an overview of the specific clinical problems that may be secondary to underlying immunological processes, this comprehensive reference details practical approaches for diagnosing and treating critically ill patients with rheumatic or immunological diseases.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Laboratory TestsLaboratory Evaluation of the Acutely Ill Patient, John VargaComplications of Drug TherapyInfections in the Pharmacologically Immunosuppressed Host, Esther D. Chernak and Mark J.
DiNubilePharmacology and Acute Acute rheumatic and immunological diseases book of Antirheumatic and Immunological. search for books and compare prices. Words in title. Author. Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease is a concise, yet comprehensive, clinical resource highlighting must-know information on rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever from a global perspective.
Covering the major issues dominating the field, this practical resource presents sufficient detail for a deep and thorough understanding of the latest treatment options, potential.
Abstract. Acute rheumatic fever is a multiorgan inflammatory disorder affecting the heart, joints, brain, and skin. The pathogenic mechanism of molecular mimicry involves autoantibodies and T cells directed against group A streptococcal cell wall components and heart or brain antigens that have been extensively investigated.
Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease, E-Book and Publisher Elsevier. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN: HLA B5 has been associated with immune complexes in acute rheumatic fever (Yoshinoya & Pope, ).
These genetic associations are important to note as they are involved in inflammatory and immune responses against the streptococcus, and potentially predispose those who possess them to rheumatic heart disease.
Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease is a concise yet comprehensive clinical resource highlighting must-know information on rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever from a global perspective.
Covering the major issues dominating the field this practical resource presents sufficient detail for a deep and thorough understanding of the latest treatment options potential.
Autoimmune Diseases: Acute and Complex Situations addresses the latest clinical and immunological prognostic factors that may help to identify patients at higher risk of developing potentially life-threatening involvement. This book comprehensively helps the reader to diagnose these patients, in whom an early therapeutic approach is essential.
This book discusses the role of the microbiome in rheumatic diseases and details its implications for patient treatment. Recently, with technological advances, there has been significant research into the microbiome. This has enabled us to more profoundly understand its role in our immune system maturation as well as the role played by microorganisms in autoimmunity.
Overview. The Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases is one of the largest and ranked as one of the nation's top in the country. We are a leader in evaluating and treating patients with an array of conditions that affect the bones, muscles, joints and skin such arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, gout, metabolic bone diseases and other conditions.
They are sometimes referred to as rheumatic diseases, connective tissue disorders, or collagen vascular disorders. Some of the features of autoimmune disorders in adults differ from the features of the same disorders in children.
Immune deficiency disorders, excluding HIV infection. The purpose of this monogram is to describe the whole gamut of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) and give the methods of management.
This book, both in its concept and design, is aimed at giving a comprehensive and complete knowledge about ARF and RHD, to the pediatricians, physicians and the medical students dealing with health problems in the.
Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that may develop after an infection with group A Streptococcus bacteria (such as strep throat or scarlet fever).
The disease can affect the heart, joints, skin, and brain. Rheumatic fever is common worldwide and is responsible for many cases of damaged heart valves. Autoimmune Diseases: Acute and Complex Situations addresses the latest clinical and immunological prognostic factors that may help to identify patients at higher risk of developing potentially life-threatening involvement.
This book comprehensively helps the reader to diagnose these patients, in whom an early therapeutic approach is s: 2. Acute rheumatic fever usually develops about two to four weeks after a strep infection.
It leads to inflammation in the joints, heart, skin, and central nervous system. The symptoms include. Abstract. Despite economic and medical advances, acute rheumatic fever and consequent rheumatic heart disease remain a major public health burden in low and middle-income countries, and a designated priority for the World Health Organisation.
1. Introduction. It is estimated that about 3% of the population suffer from a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease (IRD) , and many of these patients experience oral manifestations, which may be the first clinical sign or symptom of a systemic disease (Table 1).Manifestations such as oral aphthosis are non-specific and very frequent, but their presence in association with typical clinical.
Acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease are important causes of death and disability in low- and middle-income countries. The last decade has seen renewed interest and efforts to study and treat this disease. The contemporary prevalence of rheumatic heart disease has been found to be much higher than previously thought with the emergence of data from echocardiographic.Kawasaki disease — this is an acute multisystem vasculitis with fever,and systemic and cardiac manifestations; it is the most common cause of heart disease in children; its skin signs are polymorphous exanthem (90% of which are found on the trunk and proximal limbs), perineal eruption (macular or plaque-type erythema that desquamates within.Rheumatic fever (RF) is an inflammatory disease that can involve the heart, joints, skin, and brain.
The disease typically develops two to four weeks after a streptococcal throat infection. Signs and symptoms include fever, multiple painful joints, involuntary muscle movements, and occasionally a characteristic non-itchy rash known as erythema marginatum.