Video Review Course: Rheumatology

Studying Rheumatology

Dr Julian Nash teaches Rheumatology

Rheumatology Chapters

  • Rheumatology for the MRCP
  • Contents
  • Autoantibodies in rheumatology
  • Autoantibodies-1
  • Autoantibodies-2
  • Autoantibodies-3
  • Autoantibodies-4
  • Autoantibodies-5
  • Autoantibodies-6
  • Autoantibodies-7
  • Cryoglobulinaemia
  • Cryoglobulinaemia-1
  • Cryoglobulinaemia-2
  • Cryoglobulinaemia-3
  • Cryoglobulinaemia-4
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Classification
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical features-1
  • Clinical features-2
  • Clinical features-3
  • Investigations
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Prognosis
  • Management
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus and Anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome
  • SLE
  • ACR classification criteria-1
  • ACR classification criteria-2
  • Epidemiology
  • Serology
  • Mortality in SLE
  • Treatment
  • Indications for high-dose steroids in SLE
  • Drug-induced lupus
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-1
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-2
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-3
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-4
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-5
  • The spondyloarthropathies
  • Types of arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • IBD related arthritis
  • IBD related arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Definition
  • Histology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Classification
  • Classification of vasculitis
  • Classification of vasculitis
  • Classification of vasculitis
  • Diagnosis
  • Skin lesions suggestive of vasculitis
  • Disorders that can mimic vasculitis
  • Investigation of suspected vasculitis
  • Angiography
  • Treatment
  • New treatments in rheumatology
  • The biologicals
  • Rituximab (mabthera)
  • Osteoporosis treatments
  • COX-II inhibitors
  • COX-II inhibitors
  • Principles and treatment of metabolic bone disease
  • Overview
  • An overview of osteoporosis
  • Definition of osteoporosis
  • Epidemiology, social and economic impact
  • Pathology of bone mass
  • Risk factors for osteoporosis
  • Investigations for osteoporosis-1
  • Investigations for osteoporosis-2
  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
  • Prevention in childhood and young adult life
  • Screening those at risk
  • Guidelines for DEXA scanning
  • Measures to diminish osteoporosis
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-1
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-2
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-3
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-4
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-5
  • Treatment of established osteoporosis-6
  • Medical management of men and women aged over 45 years who have or are at risk of osteoporosis
  • Approaches to reduce fracture risk
  • Corticosteroid induced osteoporosis-1
  • Corticosteroid induced osteoporosis-2
  • Management of CIOP in men and women
  • Management (continued)
  • Osteomalacia and rickets
  • Definitions
  • Causes of osteomalacia
  • Clinical manifestations of osteomalacia
  • Rickets
  • Clinical manifestations of rickets
  • Deformities in rickets
  • Treatment of osteomalacia and rickets
  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Osteopetrosis
  • Paget's disease of bone
  • Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnosis-1
  • Diagnosis-2
  • Treatment-1
  • Treatment-2
  • Indications for treatment in Paget's disease-1
  • Indications for treatment in Paget's disease-2
  • Re-treatment of patients
  • Surgery in Paget's disease
  • Video Feedback

Lecturer: Dr. Julian Nash

Dr Julian Nash B.Sc, PhD (Immunol), MRCP (UK) Dr Nash graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1990. He has an intercalated B.Sc in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Wales and a PhD in Immunology from the Hammersmith Hospital. The majority of his SpR training has been in North West Thames. Julian has considerable experience in teaching doctors at all levels from undergraduate to SpR. His main interests are SLE and vasculitis. He is currently a locum Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.


  • 134 minutes


  • Fully animated, internet-enhanced presentation as used in the classroom lecture.
  • Adjustable streaming speed video for every user with broadband or dial-up internet access.
  • Ability to watch the video in installments and come back to the same point at any time in the future.
  • Complete script for users unable to listen to the presentation.
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