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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 851 Rheumatology


In this course, students participate in all activities of the Section of Rheumatology, including patient care in clinics, inpatient consultations, conferences and didactic sessions. A wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and connective tissue diseases are seen. Objectives include performance of musculoskeletal exam, synovial fluid analysis, arthrocentesis, therapeutic injection of joints and other structures, ability to formulate differential diagnosis of rheumatic conditions, and formulate long-term management programs. An interdisciplinary approach relies on contributions of immunology, orthopedics, diagnostic radiology, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4