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Osteoarthritis, An Issue of Medical Clinics

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ISBN: 978-1-4377-0499-0

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Osteoarthritis, An Issue of Medical Clinics

By David Hunter, BA(Hons), MD, PhD, Postgrad Dip

240 pages
Copyright 2009
$94.99, Hardcover, Reference

A title in the The Clinics: Internal Medicine Series.

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Almost 21 million people in the United States are afflicted by osteoarthritis and it accounts for nearly 25% of all visits to primary care physicians. Moreover, close to 50% of those 65 and older will develop symptoms of this disorder This issue of Medical Clinics examines the clinically important aspects of osteoarthritis and features articles on the following topics: epidemiology; etiopathogenesis; the role of bone and meniscus in disease genesis; genetics; joint mechanics; symptoms, imaging; overview of management; obesity and management of body weight; the role of muscle in disease genesis; use of orthotic devices; the role of analgesics and intra-articular injections in disease management; potential pharmacologic treatments; and surgical interventions.

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By David Hunter, BA(Hons), MD, PhD, Postgrad Dip

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