Ankylosing spondylitis: care and treatment

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, April 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2009.3.4.41698

Ankylosing Spondylitis, a disease of the connective tissue of the joints, is explained.

What is it about?

This article outlines this painful condition.

Why is it important?

Although the first symptoms can be traced to childhood, it is not formally diagnosed until several clinical signs and symptoms are present.

Perspectives

Mrs Julie I Swann

A friend suffers from this condition and his teenage and young adult years involved considerable hospital care and immobility.

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