Rheumatoid arthritis: When the body rebels against itself

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, May 2007, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2007.9.5.23552

How rheumatoid arthritis affects a person.

What is it about?

Describes how rheumatoid arthritis affects functional abilities.

Why is it important?

Pain is one of the symptoms of RA and care staff need to understand pain symptoms and how RA affects a person.


Mrs Julie I Swann

RA can be very painful. Resting limbs is vital if there is a flare up.

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