Inflammatory Pseudotumor Associated with Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing of the Hip
- Pain and the Older Patient: Pain management may be big news, but it doesn't always get delivered. Fishman, Scott M. // Geriatrics;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p13
Introduces a series of articles on the management of osteoarthritis, low back pain and postherpetic neuralgia in aged patients, from the October 2001 issue of `Geriatrics.'
- Osteoarthritis: How to manage pain and improve patient function. McCarberg, Bill H.; Herr, Keela A. // Geriatrics;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p14
Discusses about pain management of osteoarthritis in the aged. Prevalence of the disease among the aged; Clinical presentation of the disease; Pain assessment; Selection of nonpharmacologic therapies.
- Uncemented total hip replacement. Ring, P. A. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1981, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p719
During the last 20 years almost 3000 uncemented total hip replacements have been used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The development of an axially located prosthesis is outlined, and the causes of failure indicated. Uncemented prostheses have the advantage of a...
- Arthritis-Specific Health Beliefs Related to Aging Among Older Male Patients With Knee and/or Hip Osteoarthritis. Appelt, Cathleen J.; Burant, Christopher J.; Siminoff, Laura A.; Kwoh, C. Kent; Ibrahim, Said A. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p184
Background. Disease-specific beliefs may impact patients' perceptions of the efficacy of various treatment options, thus, it is important to understand these beliefs. We examined the relationship between patients' demographic characteristics and arthritis-specific beliefs related to aging....
- When Are NSAIDs Appropriate in Osteoarthritis? Bird, H.A. // Drugs & Aging;1998, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p87
Osteoarthritis is a multifactorial disease that is more common in the elderly than in younger individuals. Opinion is divided on whether it is a degenerative or inflammatory process. Most rheumatologists accept that the disease has an inflammatory component, particularly when it is complicated...
- Older OA patients can benefit from tailored exercise program. // Geriatrics;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p46
Presents an abstract of the study `Exercise Prescription for Older Adults With Osteoarthritis Pain: Consensus Practice Recommendation. A Supplement to the AGS Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Pain in Older Adults,' from the June 2000 issue of the `Journal of American...
- Osteoarthritis: Managing without surgery. Crosby, James // Journal of Family Practice;Jul2009, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p354
The article presents an approach in managing osteoarthritis without undergoing surgery. It stresses that osteoarthritis is common among older individuals that does not require surgery. It discusses the approach recommended by the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) in managing...
- Clinical case study - in light of the NICE OA guideline recommendations. // Primary Health Care;Jul2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p34
The article presents a case study of a 65-year-old widow who had experienced increasing joint pain in her right knee for five years. A summary of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence osteoarthritis guideline for primary care in Great Britain is provided. She was given core...
- Beat Arthritis Naturally! Rao, Linda // Prevention;Apr2000, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p156
Offers advice on how to treat arthritis using natural methods and supplements. Glucosamine sulfate; Chondroitin sulfate; S-adenosylmethionine; Fish oil; Gamma linolenic acid; Green tea; Type II collagen; Others.