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Arthritis sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, childhood arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis, lupus, infectious arthritis, and auto-immune disorders associated with arthritis ; along with facts about medications, surgical procedures, and self-care techniques to manage pain and disability, tips on living independently with arthritis, a glossary of related terms, and resources for additional help and information

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 933 .A78 2016 30775305522089 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780780813502
  • ISBN: 0780813502
  • ISBN: 9780780814011
  • ISBN: 0780814010
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 704 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics Inc., [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to arthritis -- Types of arthritis, related rheumatic diseases, and other associated medical conditions -- Medical and surgical treatments for arthritis -- Arthritis self-management: strategies to reduce pain and inflammation -- Living with arthritis -- Additional help and information.
Summary, etc.: "About 46 million adults in the United States experience joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation associated with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. These physical symptoms can interfere with activities of daily life, and the fatigue and emotional consequences of the disease can negatively impact relationships and mental well-being. But various treatments can offer pain and symptom relief, with significant improvements in overall quality of life. Arthritis Sourcebook, 4th Edition, provides information about the diagnosis, treatment, and management of degenerative, inflammatory, and other forms of arthritis. It describes the symptoms and treatments of related diseases that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Tips for reducing joint pain and inflammation and managing arthritis-related disability are also provided"--Publisher's website.
Subject: Arthritis Popular works
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