Diagnosis and nonsurgical management of osteoarthritis / Kenneth D. Brandt.

By: Brandt, Kenneth D
Publisher: West Islip, NY : Professional Communications, Inc., [2010]Copyright date: ©2010Edition: Fifth editionDescription: 368 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781932610420; 1932610421Subject(s): Osteoarthritis | Osteoarthritis -- Diagnosis | Osteoarthritis -- diagnosis | Osteoarthritis -- drug therapyLOC classification: RC 931 .O67 | B728 2010
Contents:
Definition of osteoarthritis -- Epidemiology -- Pathology -- Etiopathogenesis -- Clinical features -- Pitfalls in the diagnosis of OA -- Synovial fluid analysis -- Radiography -- Nonpharmacologic therapy for OA pain -- Acetaminophen -- Nonspecific NSAIDs -- NSAIDs that are specific inhibitors of COX-2 (Coxibs) -- Opioids -- Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate -- Rubefacients and capsaicin cream -- Intra-articular injection of corticosteroid -- Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid -- Rational strategy for therapy of OA pain -- Structure-modifying OA drugs (SMOADs) -- Surgical intervention
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Definition of osteoarthritis -- Epidemiology -- Pathology -- Etiopathogenesis -- Clinical features -- Pitfalls in the diagnosis of OA -- Synovial fluid analysis -- Radiography -- Nonpharmacologic therapy for OA pain -- Acetaminophen -- Nonspecific NSAIDs -- NSAIDs that are specific inhibitors of COX-2 (Coxibs) -- Opioids -- Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate -- Rubefacients and capsaicin cream -- Intra-articular injection of corticosteroid -- Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid -- Rational strategy for therapy of OA pain -- Structure-modifying OA drugs (SMOADs) -- Surgical intervention

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