Osteoarthritis, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, E-Book

Edited by David Hunter, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRACP
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In this issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest editor Dr. David Hunter brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Osteoarthritis. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as obesity and nutrition influences in osteoarthritis, the genesis of pain in osteoarthritis, overview of disease management, and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 14 relevant, practice-oriented topics including overview of disease management, concordance with guidelines, and strategies to increase implementation of best evidence; obesity and nutrition influences in osteoarthritis; pathogenesis of osteoarthritis; behavior change barriers and facilitators in people with osteoarthritis; suitable candidates and realistic expectations in surgery for osteoarthritis; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on osteoarthritis, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323987080
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by David Hunter, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRACP , Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology ,Chair of Institute of Bone and Joint Research , Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney
Table of Content The Burden of Osteoarthritis in Older Adults
Osteoarthritis Pathophysiology: Therapeutic Target Discovery may Require a Multifaceted Approach
The Genesis of Pain in Osteoarthritis: Inflammation as a Mediator of Osteoarthritis Pain
Osteoarthritis Flares
The Challenges in the Primary Prevention of Osteoarthritis
Phenotypes in Osteoarthritis: Why Do We Need Them and Where Are We At?
Best Evidence Osteoarthritis Care: What Are the Recommendations and What Is Needed to Improve Practice?
The Role of Nutrition in Osteoarthritis: A Literature Review
Towards a Communication Framework for Empowerment in Osteoarthritis Care
Predictors and Measures of Adherence to Core Treatments for Osteoarthritis
A Framework to Guide the Development of Health Care Professional Education and Training in Best Evidence Osteoarthritis Care
Surgery for Osteoarthritis: Total Joint Arthroplasty, Realistic Expectations of Rehabilitation and Surgical Outcomes: A Narrative Review
Prospects of Disease-Modifying Osteoarthritis Drugs
Realizing Health and Well-being Outcomes for People with Osteoarthritis Beyond Health Service Delivery
Publication Date 14-04-2022
Pages 240
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