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CPD module: management of arthritis

We take a look at the impact of arthritis and how it can be managed.
 

We look at the impact of arthritis and how it can be managed...


 
After completing this module, you should be more aware of:
·       the health burden arising from arthritis
·       the Versus Arthritis review of musculoskeletal health
·       the demographics of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
·       factors that increase the risk of arthritis
·       the impact of body weight on arthritis
·       other lifestyle factors impacting on morbidity
·       spondyloarthritis conditions including psoriatic arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis
·       NICE recommendations on medicines used to manage osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis
·       the role of DMARDs in managing inflammatory arthritis
·       NICE recommendations on medicines for managing spondyloarthritis conditions.
 

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