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Osteoarthritis 

Osteoarthritis
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Osteoarthritis
Author(s):

Kassim Javaid

and Paul Wordsworth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.010007
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date: 12 December 2019

Osteoarthritis is the outcome of many different disease processes

Correlation between radiographic appearance and symptoms is poor

Prevalence increases rapidly with age

A multidimensional approach in treatment should include patient education, physical therapy, analgesia, and ergonomic assessment

Surgical approaches to treatment should adopt a holistic approach.

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