Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443073465
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Series: Your Questions Answered Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 5.20(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Aetiology, epidemiology and pathophysiology of osteoarthritis
2. Diagnosis of osteoarthritis
3. Joint Examinations
4. Non-pharmacological management: General management; educational and environmental issues
5. Non-pharmacological management: Physical therapy and holistic management
6. Pharmacological Therapy: Topical treatments
7. Pharmacological Management: Analgesics
8. Pharmacological Management: NSAIDs and COX-2 Inhibitors
9. Pharmacological Management: Injections
10. Pharmacological Management: Glucosamine, other drug therapies and the future
11. Surgical Management
12. Prognosis
13. Referral Strategies

Appendices: WOMAC and Lequesne scales
Useful organizations/addresses
Useful websites
References
Further reading

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