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Arthritis Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Cesar H. Pablo, Journalist
Answered: May 01, 2018
Intramuscular injections of ACTH are valuable if NSAIDS are contraindicated-indomethacin is the most normally utilized NSAID and should proceed for 24 hours after the side effects subside....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Individual drugs differ widely one from another in their potency-2. their anti-inflammatory effect is most pronounced in the early phase of the inflammatoryreaction-potency refers to the dose needed...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
This type of arthritis is more commonly oligoarthritis than monoarthritis-although it has declined over the past decade, gonococcal arthritis remains the most common form of septic arthritis in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Decreased concentration of prostaglandins in the hypothalamus-ibuprofen is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (nsaid) of the propionic acid derivativeclass. all nsaids inhibit prostaglandin...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Supraspinatus-the muscles of the rotator cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. there are three progressive stages of impingement syndrome as a result of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Indomethacin-the symptoms and signs of the patient suggest that he is suffering from an acute gouty attack.indomethacin is commonly prescribed for the treatment of acute attack of gout and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Oral ulcerations commonly accompany disease flares-the vast majority of patients with sle will experience arthritis. arthritis in the hands, specifically the proximal interphalangeal and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
The most common extra-articular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis is aortic root disease-the seronegative spondyloarthropathies share the characteristics of sacroiliac involvement, peripheral...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
The knee is the most commonly involved joint-pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease) presents very similarly to gout, however these patients tend to be older and the knee is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Bicipital tendinopathy – empty can test-provocative testing for teninopathies:rotator cuff tendinopathy: - empty can test with the arms abducted at 90 degrees, the arms are internally rotated...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Arthrocentesis is contraindicated if infection of any kind covers the joint-one of the emergency indications for arthrocentesis is obtaining joint fluid for analysis. arthrocentesis is...Read More

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A. Cook, English Professor
Answered: Jun 24, 2019
Lupus is a disease that can be life-threatening and is affects a person’s immune system. The immune system is known for fighting off the germs and other viruses that could attack the rest...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Decreased production of prostaglandins by the endometrium-the pain occurring during menses is thought to result from uterine contractions and ischemia,likely mediated by prostaglandins produced in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Aspirin-the symptoms of the patient, the marked hyperthermia and the respiratory depression suggestsevere poisoning by salicylates. this is supported by the lab results indicating mixedrespiratory...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 27, 2020
Elevated esr level may be a helpful diagnostic clue-temporal or giant cell arteritis is most common in branches of the carotid artery but may involve any large or medium artery. the disease is most...Read More

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