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Osteoarthritis by Randy J. Shields

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Published by Consumer Education Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Diseases - Musculoskeletal,
  • General,
  • Diseases,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

Edition Notes

Pocket Doc Library Patient Guide

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12185213M
ISBN 10188888603X
ISBN 109781888886030

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Osteoarthritis refers to a clinical syndrome of joint pain accompanied by varying degrees of functional limitation and reduced quality of life. It is the most common form of arthritis, and one of the leading causes of pain and disability worldwide. The most commonly affected peripheral joints are the knees, hips and small hand joints. Although pain, reduced function and effects on a person’s. This book, written in the popular Q and A format of the Your Questions Answered series, will provide sufficient information for a primary care doctor to be able to understand and treat patients with osteoarthritis. Answers are presented in a succinct, accessible style, with emphasis on evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge.4/5. This comprehensive book grants readers exclusive insight into current advancements in the field of osteoarthritis (OA). Contributions from leading scientists and clinicians provide a detailed introduction into current understanding of the pathogenesis of OA, different joint structures affected by this debilitating disease (hip, knee, elbow, shoulder, foot, ankle, hand, wrist, and spine. Written by the foremost experts, this text is a comprehensive clinical reference on osteoarthritis. Chapters review current information on the epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, and pathology of osteoarthritis, the biochemistry and molecular and cell biology of articular cartilage, and experimental models of osteoarthritis. Major sections focus on clinical presentations, roentgenologic and 2/5(1).

Features the work of leading experts in osteoarthritis. Presents current diagnostic criteria and knowledge of pathogenic mechanisms. Discusses the very latest advances in treatment, including pharmacologic interventions. Provides new concepts in epidemiology and genetics of osteoarthritis, including modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. 22 rows  Osteoarthritis is one of the most debilitating diseases affecting millions of people Cited by: 2. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 20 million people in the U.S. alone. Here you'll find in-depth osteoarthritis information including symptoms, causes, and treatments. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14).

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It causes pain, swelling, and reduced motion in your joints. It can occur in any joint, but usually it affects your hands, knees, hips or spine. Osteoarthritis breaks down the cartilage in your joints. Cartilage is the slippery tissue that .   This comprehensive book grants readers exclusive insight into current advancements in the field of osteoarthritis (OA). Contributions from leading scientists and clinicians provide a detailed introduction into current understanding of the pathogenesis of OA, different joint structures affected by this debilitating disease (hip, knee, elbow, shoulder, foot, ankle, hand, wrist, and spine. This book has been published in partnership with the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO). ESCEO did not receive any financial support from corporate entities, to support the preparation of this Atlas, with. Osteoarthritis refers to a clinical syndrome of joint pain accompanied by varying degrees of functional limitation and reduced quality of life. This guideline update was originally intended to include recommendations based on a review of new evidence about the use of paracetamol, etoricoxib and fixed-dose combinations of NSAIDs plus.