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Osteoarthritis [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780199211388Series: The FactsPublication details: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780191549489
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: OsteoarthritisDDC classification:
  • 616.7223
LOC classification:
  • RC931 .O67
Online resources:
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; Part one: The background to osteoarthritis; 1 What is osteoarthritis?; 2 Why do we get osteoarthritis?; 3 Joints and osteoarthritis; 4 What are the symptoms and signs associated with osteoarthritis?; 5 How is osteoarthritis diagnosed?; 6 The long-term outlook for osteoarthritis; Part two: The management of osteoarthritis; 7 The management of osteoarthritis; 8 Which health professionals are involved in osteoarthritis management?; 9 Exercise; 10 Diet; 11 Glucosamine, vitamins, and osteoarthritis; 12 Medicines used in osteoarthritis; 13 Injection therapies
14 Pacing and maintaining activities15 Device use and other therapies; 16 Thoughts and emotions; 17 Surgery; 18 Complementary therapies; Useful addresses; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; Y; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y
Summary: Osteoarthritis is a common disorder of the joints that affects more than 2 million people in the UK, and studies suggest that this number will double in the next 20 years. The condition is strongly associated with ageing and is believed to affect up to 30% of people over 60 years of age. There are a number of misconceptions surrounding osteoarthritis and this, combined with the lack of effective drug treatments, often leaves patients dispirited and confused about their condition. Osteoarthritis: The Facts helps patients and their carers better understand their condition with a view towards sel
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Contents; Introduction; Part one: The background to osteoarthritis; 1 What is osteoarthritis?; 2 Why do we get osteoarthritis?; 3 Joints and osteoarthritis; 4 What are the symptoms and signs associated with osteoarthritis?; 5 How is osteoarthritis diagnosed?; 6 The long-term outlook for osteoarthritis; Part two: The management of osteoarthritis; 7 The management of osteoarthritis; 8 Which health professionals are involved in osteoarthritis management?; 9 Exercise; 10 Diet; 11 Glucosamine, vitamins, and osteoarthritis; 12 Medicines used in osteoarthritis; 13 Injection therapies

14 Pacing and maintaining activities15 Device use and other therapies; 16 Thoughts and emotions; 17 Surgery; 18 Complementary therapies; Useful addresses; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; Y; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y

Osteoarthritis is a common disorder of the joints that affects more than 2 million people in the UK, and studies suggest that this number will double in the next 20 years. The condition is strongly associated with ageing and is believed to affect up to 30% of people over 60 years of age. There are a number of misconceptions surrounding osteoarthritis and this, combined with the lack of effective drug treatments, often leaves patients dispirited and confused about their condition. Osteoarthritis: The Facts helps patients and their carers better understand their condition with a view towards sel