eBook for physicians, medical practitioners and doctors

The guide from symptom to diagnosis for rheumatic diseases

Written by doctors, for doctors - the only standard work on this subject in the English language

Completely revised, updated and expanded by international authors

For the Amazon Kindle, Tolino, iPad or your computer


Devices Kindle, eReader, iPad, Computer
Date of publication August 1, 2021
Language English
ISBN 978-3-85928-105-9
Publisher Rheuma Schweiz
Editors Zeidler, Henning | West, Sterling G. | Michel, Beat A.
Authors Brunner, Florian | Büchi, Stefan | Hügle, Thomas | Jenewein, Josef | Kuchen, Stefan | Maurer, Britta | Michel, Beat | Rubbert-Roth, Andrea | Von Kempis, Johannes | Zeidler, Henning

I use the Rheumatology eBook as a reference work for my daily clinical practice and when training doctors at our clinic. I have also saved the PDF version on my computer so that I can use it as a desktop application.

Dr. med. Thomas Langenegger
Senior Physician, Medical Clinic / Rheumatology and Osteoporosis
Zug Cantonal Hospital

One of the most interesting aspects of rheumatology is the detective work required when making a differential diagnosis and considering the many symptoms which play a role. Having the Rheumatology eBook on my phone in my coat pocket is extremely helpful when carrying out this task.

Dr. med. Stella Mollet
Senior Physician, Rheumatology Clinic
Zürich University Hospital and Bethanien RheumaClinic

The eBook provides useful tips for practical everyday use. The authors’ extensive experience is apparent in every chapter. The digital version is excellent.

Dr. med. Natalie Ortega-Zilic
Senior Physician Rheumatology
Balgrist University Clinic, Zürich

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843 pages in the PDF

800 on the Kindle Paperwhite

10 main chapters

linked content

more than 200 tables and graphics

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There is a wide spectrum of conditions under the term of rheumatic and musculoskeletar disorders (RMD's), whose common feature and leading symptom is pain in the musculoskeletal system often accompanied by functional disability.

Such a symptomatic definition covers a wide variety of etiologically, pathogenetically as well as clinically different entities, some of which may not have their primary namifestation in the musculoskeletal system. The differential diagnosis is therefore often a challenge.

However, an accurate diagnosis is crucial for appropriate management and this needs a careful evaluation of the differential diagnosis.

About this eBook

This eBook helps the reader to go from symptom to diagnosis in the case of rheumatic diseases. Illustrated is the entire spectrum of musculoskeletal pain and diseases associated with rheumatic diseases in their differential diagnostic aspects.

A detailed presentation of the basics is followed by a detailed description of all important differential diagnoses.

This ebook has been completely revised and updated by the authors.