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The Sjogren's Book


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CONTENTS ; Contributors ; Preface by Steven E. Carsons, Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation Medical and Scientific Advisory Board ; Introduction: Why write a book on Sjogren's by Daniel J. Wallace ; PART I: INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS ; 1. Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation ; Steven Taylor ; 2. What is Sjogren's? ; Arthur I. Grayzel ; 3. Who Develops Sjogren's? ; Katy M. Setoode and Daniel J. Wallace ; PART II: THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SJOGREN'S ; 4. Pathogenesis of Sjogren's Syndrome ; Ian R. Mackay ; 5. Genetics and Sjogren's Syndrome ; John A. Ice, Christopher J. Lessard, and Kathy L. Moser ; 6. Sjogren's Syndrome: An Immunologic Perspective ; Robert I. Fox ; 7. How do These Immunological Events Lead to Dryness in Systemic Disease? ; Janine Austin Clayton, Serena Morrison, and Philip C. Fox ; PART III: WHERE AND HOW CAN THE BODY BE AFFECTED BY SJOGREN'S? ; 8. Generalized Symptoms and Signs of Sjogren's ; Steven E. Carsons and Nehad R. Solomon ; 9. The Internal Organs in Sjogren's ; Fotini C. Soliotis, Stuart S. Kassan, and Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos ; 10. The Central Nervous System and Sjogren's: Vasculitis and Vasculopathy ; Elaine Alexander ; 11. The Gastrointestinal Tract ; Matthew Nichols ; 12. Gynecologic Issues Including Pregnancy ; Thomas R. Allan and Ann Parke ; 13. Lymphoma ; Elke Theander and Eva Baecklund ; 14. Diseases Associated with Sjogren's Syndrome ; Frederick B. Vivino ; 15. The Dry Eye ; Abha Gulati, Reza Dana, and Gary N. Foulks ; 16. The Dry Mouth ; Ava J. Wu and Troy E. Daniels ; 17. Salivary Glands, Ears, Nose and Throat ; Robert S. Lebovics ; 18. Lab Work: Blood Tests, Imaging, Biopsies and Beyond ; Alan N. Baer ; 19. Why is Sjogren's Syndrome Difficult to Diagnose? ; Robert F. Spiera and Harry Spiera ; PART IV: THE MANAGEMENT OF SJOGREN'S ; 20. Treatment of Dry Mouth ; Philip C. Fox, Mabi I. Singh, and Athena Papas ; 21. Management of Dry Eye ; S. Lance Forstot and Gary N. Foulks ; 22. Treatment of Other Sicca Symptoms ; A. Dry Ears, Nose and Sinuses by Soo Kim Abboud ; B. Dry Skin by Theresa L. Ray and John R. Fenyk, Jr. ; C. Vaginal Dryness by Elisa Rodriguez Trowbridge ; 23. Diagnosis and Management of Fatigue ; Richa Mishra and Frederick B. Vivino ; 24. Management of Musculoskeletal and Chronic Pain ; Lan Chen ; 25. Management of Serious Internal Organ Manifestations ; Daniel Small ; 26. Evaluation and Management of the Neurological Manifestations of Sjogren's Syndrome ; Steven Mandel, Carla LoPinto-Khoury, Ramon Manon-Espaillat, William Neils, Scott Pello, David Roshal, and Meredith Snapp ; 27. Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Sjogren's Syndrome ; Paul F. Howard and C. Keith Wilkinson ; 28. Vitamin D and Sjogren's Syndrome ; Jeffrey Wilson ; 29. Testing New Drugs and Future Directions ; Young Lee, E. William St. Clair, and Philip L. Cohen ; PART V: LIVING WITH SJOGREN'S ; 30. Quality of Life and Sjogren's ; Barbara M. Segal ; 31. Lifestyle Issues - Emotional ; Teri P. Rumpf and Lynn C. Epstein ; 32. Enhancing Resilience through Mind/Body Interactions ; Margaret Baim ; 33. Related Topics on Living with Sjogren's ; A. Sex by Anne E. Burke ; B. Sleep by H. Kenneth Fisher ; C. Surgery by Lynn M. Petruzzi ; D. Vaccinations by Richard D. Brasington, Jr. ; 34. Disability and Sjogren's ; Thomas D. Sutton, JD and Katherine Morland Hammitt ; 35. Web, Print and Media Resource Manual ; Appendix 1: Glossary ; Appendix 2: Products for Sjogren's Patients

About the Author

Daniel J. Wallace, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA based at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His many books include All About Fibromyalgia, All About Osteoarthritis (with Nancy Lane), and The Lupus Book.


The definitive resource on Sjogren's Syndrome-comprehensive, evidence-based, and covers the full spectrum from bench to bedside. * John H. Klippel, MD, President and CEO, Arthritis Foundation *
What a wonderful resource. This handbook will be of great value to people with Sjogren's Syndrome, to the clinicians who care for them, and to their family and friends. It addresses complex medical issues and challenging practical issues with equal clarity and thoroughness, and with genuine concern and compassion. * David Wofsy, MD, President, American College of Rheumatology; George A. Zimmerman Distinguished Professor of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco; Chief, Division of Rheumatology, VA Medical Center *
The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA) commends Dr. Daniel Wallace for bringing the latest, medically sound information on Sjogren's Syndrome to individuals with the disease, including people with lupus. The revised edition of The New Sjogren's Syndrome Handbook is a must-read and we applaud the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation for the quality and excellence of its content. * Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO, Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. *

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