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Title 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 / Keith Jones, managing editor.

Edition Fourth edition
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics Inc., [2016]
©2016
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  616.722 ART    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 704 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Health reference series
Health reference series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding bones -- Overview of arthritis and rheumatic diseases -- Statistics on arthritis in the United States -- Risk factors for arthritis -- Common joints affected by arthritis -- Osteoarthritis -- Spinal stenosis -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Arthritis and comorbidities -- Childhood arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Behçet disease -- Bone spurs, bursitis, and tendonitis -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Fibromyalgia -- Gout -- Fibrous dysplasia -- Infectious forms of arthritis -- Lupus -- dermatomyositis -- Osteoporosis -- Osteopetrosis -- Paget disease of bone -- Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis -- Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis -- Scleroderma -- Sjögren syndrome -- Other related arthritic disorders -- Your arthritis health care provider -- Medical treatments for osteoarthritis -- Drug therapy for rheumatoid arthritis -- Surgical procedures used to treat arthritis -- Types of joint surgeries -- Help your arthritis treatment work -- Self-management programs for arthritis -- How to manage pain through exercise -- Healthy eating and arthritis -- Herbs, dietary supplements, and arthritis -- Complementary health approaches for arthritis -- Depression and arthritis -- Stress management and arthritis -- Managing arthritis at any age -- Maintaining independence -- Sexuality in later life -- Pregnancy-related health concerns -- Arthritis and the work place -- Glossary of terms related to arthritis -- Directory of organizations that help people with arthritis and their families.
Summary Provides 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 autoimmune disorders associated with arthritis. Gives facts about medications, surgical procedures, and self-care techniques to manage pain and disability, and tips on living independently with arthritis.
Subject Arthritis -- Popular works.
Arthritis.
Genre Popular works.
Added Author Jones, Keith, editor.
ISBN 9780780813502
0780813502
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