Infections in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases: Risk Factors and Management

Infections in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases: Risk Factors and Management

by Elsevier Science

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Infections in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases: Risk Factors and Management, Volume Sixteen describes the state-of-the-art of the risk factors and management treating the most common systemic autoimmune diseases (SADS). This updated volume consists of an introductory chapter that provides a brief overview of what different types of infectious diseases exist, followed by eight chapters detailing risk factors, guidelines and recommendations per different disease and bacterial infections. International in scope, the list of more than 20 contributors from Europa and America reads like a who’s who of clinical researchers in the field.

  • Written by leading international clinical/surgical and scientific experts on Infection problems in systemic autoimmune diseases
  • Provides a practical guide to the safer treatment of infections in patients with autoimmune diseases
  • Includes a number of problems and recommendation that cannot be found in other books
  • Designed as a ‘guide to clinical practice’ for management and risk interventions required by patients with SAD’s

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780444642189
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/08/2020
Series: ISSN
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 1,071,809
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Fabiola Atzeni received her degree in Medicine in 1995 from University of Cagliari and accreditation in Rheumatology in 2000. She received her Philosophy Doctorate in Experimental Immunology from University of Barcelona (2005). She is currently an Associate Professor and Senior Consultant at University of Messina. Before her current role, she was a Physician and Clinical Researcher at the Department of Rheumatology, Hospital L. Sacco, Milan.
Her clinical and research interest lies in immunotherapies in autoimmune diseases with particular focus on the investigation and management of differential response to biological therapies in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and Spondyloarthritis (SpA), cardiovascular aspects of the different rheumatic diseases with particular emphasis on arteriosclerosis and infectious aspects
Massimo is Doctor of medicine at the University of Milan. And director of the department of
infectious diseases
Professor Juan Jose Gomez Reino MD is head of the rheumatology department at the University
of Santiago. Juan obtained his MD and PhD from the Autonomous University of Madrid, he
undertook his post doc training at the New York State University , Stony Brook USA. His clinical
research mainly focuses on the search for improved treatments for Rheumatoid Arthrosis and
Atherosclerosis which has resulted in many clinical treatment solutions.
Dr Galloway is a clinical lecturer at King's College London and an honorary consultant in rheumatology at King's College Hospital. He runs the biologics assessment service for the rheumatology department. His research background has been in the study of biologic therapy safety. Within his role for KCL he works in the CRC accredited King's Clinical Trials Unit which has a large portfolio of investigator led trials. He also runs a phase 1 clinic in collaboration with the BRC facility and the Quintiles MHRA accredited Early Phase clinical trials unit at Guy's Hospital.

Table of Contents

1. The spectrum of infectious disease 2. Comorbidities in patients with rheumatic disease 3. Drugs used in rheumatic disease 4. Risk/benefit management in the infectious phase 5. Vaccine recommendations in patients with systemic rheumatic diseases 6. Education for patients/family and doctors

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