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Definition of the noun rheumatologist

What does rheumatologist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rheumatologists

  1. a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases

Alternative definition of the noun rheumatologist


  1. A doctor specializing in the treatment of arthritis and other ailments of the joints.


Rheumatologist is a profession.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rheumatologist

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Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

A rheumatologist is a doctor specializing in diseases of joints and soft tissues. An orthopedist is a doctor specializing in bone diseases. Surgery is rarely done, but people who still have problems after these measures may have surgery to ...

Google previewThe Everything Health Guide to Arthritis (2007)

Get relief from pain, understand treatment and be more active! by Carol Eustic

A board-certified rheumatologist is a medical doctor (an internal medicine doctor or pediatrician) who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists have an extensive background that ...

Google previewFibromyalgia: Your Treatment Guide (2013)

by Christine Craggs-Hinton

A rheumatologist is a specialist in disorders of the joints, muscles and other soft tissues. After osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia is the second most common diagnosis made by rheumatologists. The condition therefore accounts for a large proportion ...

Google previewFibromyalgia (2009)

by Kim D. Jones, Janice H. Hoffman

The rheumatologist is a specialist who manages autoimmune rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease causing joint pain and deformity), and degenerative joint diseases such as ...

Google previewCaregiver's Guide (2011)

Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Loved Ones by Sharon E. Hohler

A rheumatologist is a doctor who uses medical treatments for arthritis and related conditions. An orthopaedic surgeon specializes in surgical procedures to treat bone and joint diseases. For example, many orthopaedic surgeons perform total ...

Google previewAustralian Medical-Adaptive Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Erin Hughes

Answer: 3 Rheumatology consult Explanations: Referring the patient to a rheumatologist is the most appropriate first step towards preventing the irreversible effects of rheumatoid arthritis. The sooner ...

Google previewFamily Medicine Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Whitten

Answer: 3 Rheumatology consult Explanations: Referring the patient to a rheumatologist is the most appropriate first step towards preventing the irreversible effects of rheumatoid arthritis. The sooner ...

Google previewOutside the Hospital: The Delivery of Health Care in Non-Hospital Settings (2009)

by Donald J. Griffin, Polly Griffin

Rheumatologist A rheumatologist is a doctor who has completed an internal medicine residency and a fellowship program in rheumatology, becoming board certified. Rheumatologists usually maintain a private practice or clinic in which they ...

Google previewA Short Course in Medical Terminology (2006)

by C. Edward Collins

A rheumatologist is a specialist in rheumatology, the specialty that involves the study, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic illnesses. THE BONES THAT MAKE ...

Google previewLiving with Fibromyalgia (2005)

by Dean Mondell, Patti Wright

A rheumatologist is an internist who specializes in treating arthritis and diseases of the joints. Most are very knowledgeable about FM and can be helpful in determining a diagnosis and recommending treatments, medications, and lifestyle ...

Google previewSelf-Reliant Living (2004)

Advice and Information on Just about Everything You Need to Know to Live on Planet Earth by Walter Szykitka

A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in arthritis and other diseases of the joints, bones, and muscles. As treatment progresses, other professionals often help. These may include nurses, physical or occupational therapists, orthopedic ...

Google previewThe Norton Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999)

by Alan Bullock

David Doyle, Consultant Rheumatologist, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

rheumatologist See CHRONIC PAIN; ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

RHEUMATOLOGIST: A physician who specializes in rheumatology. RHEUMATOLOGY: The study of human arthritic, rheumatic, and related collagen vascular conditions. RHU: registered health underwriter.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction (2016)

Works and Authors of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Since 1967 by Mitzi M. Brunsdale

December 17, 1962, Sweden; Residence: Cardiff, Wales; Occupations: senior lecturer and consultant rheumatologist, author Though not a crime fiction author per se, Jan Bondeson, a distinguished Swedish-born medical researcher, senior ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Referral to a rheumatologist or pain specialist may be required. Weight control and avoidance of exercise that causes repetitive strain on affected joints are beneficial. Consultation with an orthopedic surgeon can determine if realignment ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2006)

by Ada P. Kahn

Diagnosis and Treatment Since diagnosis of fibromyalgia is so difficult, a rheumatologist does extensive detective work in sorting out the patient's medical history and performing a thorough examination. Said Dr. Schimmer, “When we examine ...

Google previewAging: An Encyclopedia for Adding Years to Your Life and Life to Your Years (2000)

by Arthur F. Beringause

Under the supervision ofa rheumatologist and with proper treatment—diet, medications, physical therapy (vigorous, regular exercise to help with range ofmotion, muscle weakness and malalignment ofjoints), and surgery ifabsolutely ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

tautologist residual magnetism in ancient rocks paleomagnetist respiratory organs pneumologist restricted climate microclimatologist rhetoric rhetorician rhetorical emphasis palilogist rheumatic diseases rheumatologist rhythm rhythmologist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

rheumatologist or oncologist), but others focus on initial interactions (e.g., first visit with a specialist or internist). This research examines health outcomes such as patient satisfaction , ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

orthodontist,orthopaedist, psychiatrist, psychologist, toxicologist 13dermatologist,gerontologist, gynaecologist, haematologist,paediatrician, vaccinologist 14 bacteriologist,microbiologist, pharmacologist, rheumatologist 15 endocrinologist, ...

Google previewDictionary of Rheumatology (2015)

by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold

The rheumatologist in liaison with an orthopaedic specialist can recommend rheumatoid surgical interventions.

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

feet and hips, making them swollen and inflamed; rheumatoid erosion = erosion of bone and cartilage in the joints caused by rheumatoid arthritis 0 rheumatologist noun doctor who specializes in rheumatology 0 rheumatology noun branch ...

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