Rheumatology

Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapyof rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.

One in six SLE patients readmitted in 30 days

One in six patients with systemic lupus erythematosus was readmitted within 30 days after discharge in a multistate, administrative database study of more than 800 hospitals and 55,000...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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