Osteoarthritis: When joints wear out

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, July 2007, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2007.9.7.23842

Explaining osteoarthritis,

What is it about?

This article explores the causes of osteoarthritis and offers practical advice.

Why is it important?

A large proportion of residents will have some degree of osteoarthritis in their joints.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Osteoarthritis can cause pain, stiffness and loss of muscle power; this is explained here.

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