Arthritis Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816277
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816275
  • DDC: 616.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for major forms of arthritis, along with self-care tips and coping strategies. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction to Arthritis.
1: Understanding the Bones, Muscles, and Joints.
2: Overview of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases.
3: Statistics on Arthritis in the United States.
4: Risk Factors for Arthritis.
5: Joints Affected by Arthritis.
Types of Arthritis, Related Rheumatic Diseases, and Other Associated Medical Conditions.
6: Osteoarthritis (OA).
7: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
8: Childhood Arthritis (Juvenile Arthritis).
9: Ankylosing Spondylitis.
10: Behçet Disease.
11: Bone Spurs, Bursitis, and Tendonitis.
12: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).
13: Fibromyalgia.
14: Gout and Chondrocalcinosis 2.
15: Infectious Forms of Arthritis.
16: Lupus.
17: Myositis.
18: Osteoporosis.
19: Paget Disease of Bone.
20: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.
21: Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.
22: Scleroderma.
23: Sjögren Syndrome.
24: Work-Related Arthritis and Ergonomics.
25: Arthritis-Related to Other Disorders.
Medical and Surgical Treatments for Arthritis.
26: Your Arthritis Healthcare Provider.
27: Diagnosing and Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis.
28: Osteoarthritis Medicines.
29: Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicines.
30: Help Your Arthritis Treatment Work.
31: Surgical Procedures Used to Treat Arthritis.
32: Understanding Joint Replacement Surgery.
33: Knee Replacement.
34: Other Types of Joint Surgery.
Arthritis Self-Management: Strategies to Reduce Pain and Inflammation.
35: Managing Arthritis.
36: Chronic Pain Management.
37: Arthritis and Sleep Deprivation.
38: Weight Management and Arthritis.
39: Exercise and Arthritis.
40: Herbs, Dietary Supplements, and Arthritis.
41: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Arthritis.
Living with Arthritis.
42: Living with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases.
43: Healthy Eating and Arthritis.
44: Arthritis and Mental Health.
45: Maintaining Independence.
46: Arthritis and Sexuality.
47: Starting a Family: Pregnancy and Arthritis.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases.
Directory of Organizations That Help People with Arthritis and Their Families.