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what diagnostic test is ordered to confirm osteoarthritis?
True or False?
Gout is worsened by alcohol consumption.
for ppl w/ rheumatic disorders who undergo tissue biopsies a pressure fressing is applied and the affected extremity is immobilized for_____
12 to 24 hours
This determines the presence of abnormal antibodies seen in connective tissue disease.
Rheumatoid Factor (RF)
True or false?
true or false?
with rheumatic diseases weight loss may be beneficial and heat application may be helpful to reduce pain, stiffness and muscle spasm.