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November 8, 1985

Arthritis and Allied Conditions: A Textbook of Rheumatology

Author Affiliations

University of Colorado Denver

JAMA. 1985;254(18):2670-2671. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03360180182053

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During the remarkable period of the evolution of rheumatology over the past 45 years, this comprehensive textbook has won a preeminent position as the classic and standard American treatise on arthritis and allied connective-tissue diseases. This well-earned reputation for excellence has not only been maintained but improved in this latest revised tenth edition. The editor, Daniel J. McCarty, MD, an esteemed rheumatologist highly respected for his research on crystal-induced synovitis and an experienced writer, has been assisted by 116 universally respected authors. This prestigious one-volume source book has been largely rewritten, brought up-to-date, and enlarged by the additions of 30 new contributors and 16 new chapters. The long list of distinguished contributors reads like Who's Who in the rapidly expanding specialty of American rheumatology.

The organization of this volume into clear sections has followed that used in previous editions but has been vastly expanded to incorporate the complete spectrum of