Rheumatology: 1. Is it arthritis?

Ensworth, Stephanie
April 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/04/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p1011
Academic Journal
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.


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