Rheumatology (Greek ῥεῦμα, rheûma, flowing current) is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints. It typically results in warm, swollen, and painful joints. Pain and stiffness often worsen following rest. Most commonly, the wrist and hands are involved, with the same joints typically involved on both sides of the body.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The main article for this category is Rheumatology. Rheumatology is a specialised branch of medicine mainly involved in treating arthritis and vasculitis syndromes. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Rheumatology.
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Rheumatology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Oxford University Press. It is one of two official journals of the British Society for Rheumatology, the other being Rheumatology Advances in Practice. The journal covers all aspects of paediatric and adult rheumatological conditions. The editor-in-chief is Marwan Bukhari.
The journal publishes the following article types: 1. Original articles 2. Reviews 3. Editorials 4. Guidelines 5. Concise reports 6. Meta-analyses 7. Original case reports 8. Clinical vignettes 9. Letters 10. Matters arising from published material
The following persons have been editors-in-chief: 1. Jaap van Laar 2. Robert J. Moots 3. Richard Watts 4. David Scott 5. H. A. Bird 6. Terry Gibson 7. Rodney Grahame 8. Douglas Woolf 9. P. Hume Kendall 10. A. C. Boyle 11. Hugh Burt
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, ProQuest, MEDLINE/PubMed, and Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2017 impact factor is 5.245, ranking it 5th out of 32 journals in the category "Rheumatology".
Rheumatism or rheumatic disorders are conditions causing chronic, often intermittent pain affecting the joints or connective tissue.
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The Journal of Rheumatology is a peer-reviewed medical journal addressing topics in rheumatology and arthritis. It is an official journal of the Canadian Rheumatology Association .  Since 1992, the journal has published the proceedings of Outcome Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials (OMERACT) conferences.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Childhood arthritis, is any form of chronic arthritis or chronic arthritis-related conditions which affects individuals under the age of 16. It is an autoimmune disease.
Oct 22, 2019 · A rheumatologist is an internal medicine doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Rheumatologists...
Rheumatology and Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatic diseases affect your joints tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Among them are many types of arthritis, a term used for conditions that affect your...