TITLE

Rheumatology: 1. Is it arthritis?

AUTHOR(S)
Ensworth, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/04/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p1011
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents ideas on the diagnosis of rheumatology. Cases in Canada which demonstrate the diversity of rheumatic diseases and their impact on society; Importance of determining whether the pain is articular or nonarticular; Which ranges of movement are painful or restricted; Differentiation between inflammatory and noninflammatory disorders; Importance in determining if the disorder is acute or chronic; Associated symptoms.
ACCESSION #
2957824

 

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