Tag: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease of the joints (i.e., inflammatory arthritis [IA]) that inflames the body. RA affects 1-2% of the world’s population and is two to three times greater in women than men. RA can present itself at any age, yet statistics have shown it is more common during an individual’s third to sixth decades

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Aetiology and Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder. It can affect many tissues and organs but mainly attacks the joints, producing an inflammatory reaction in the lining surfaces that often progresses to destruction of the articular cartilage and ankylosis... Last modified: 21st Sep 2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Etiology, Symptoms and Management
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Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects about 1% of the population (Hubert & VanMeter, 2018). It results in a chronic inflammatory condition, primary in ol... Last modified: 8th Jun 2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Much Progress Have We Made?
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Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Much Progress Have We Made?  Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease of the joints (i.e., inflammatory arthritis [IA]) that inflames the body (Deane & Hol... Last modified: 19th May 2020

Therapeutic Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: 1) Pathophysiology and clinical manifestations Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune condition. The exact cause of RA is unknown but it is influenced by genetic, hormonal and environmental... Last modified: 4th May 2020

Musculoskeletal Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis with Hip Arthroplasty    S.P. is admitted to the orthopedic ward. She has fallen at home and has sustained an intracapsular fracture of the hip at the femoral neck. The follow... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Discussing a Problem Statement for Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, deforming, and debilitating disease that does not discriminate and attacks women, men, and children at any age. “An estimated 1.3 million people in the U... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patrick Eshun Reviewing Arthritis Rheumatoid Thesis Nursing Essay
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Introduction: The title of the research was Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Education and Self-Efficacy. The main objective of this research was to describe the prevailing rheumatoid arthritis patient education offere... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Introduction To Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Essay
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Introduction: In order to fully understand and grasp the meaning of the term juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), one needs to look into its componential words and see what each of them mean. The term juvenile refe... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reflexology and its affect on Arthritis
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Introduction: According to Bird, Green, Hammer, Hammond, Harkess, Hurley, Jeffeson, Pattison and scott (2006) arthritis is not exactly a single condition but can be made up of an assortment of different conditions ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Causes and Impacts of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
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Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic and generally progressive disorder of unknown origin which affects connective tissues. RA is commonly manifested by inflammation of the synovial membr... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology of Metabolic Diseases: Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Epidemiology/Etiology Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic chronic autoimmune (AI) disease, that causes chronic inflammation to joints. It is an inflammation arthritis, that affects... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Introduction Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune, chronic (long-term) condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the (synovial) joints e.g. hands, feet and wrists- affectin... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Yoga As A Health Benefit
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Introduction: The classical techniques of Yoga date back more than 5,000 years. While Yoga has been used in India for centuries to treat disease, only recently has there been scientific evidence and growing intere... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Benefits of Tumeric - Research Study
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Introduction: Results of the study revealed that Turmeric was indeed effective.The t-test results show that “t Stat” is larger, (6.219209872) than “t Critical”, (2.262157) this is a signi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role of Medicinal Plants for Health
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Introduction: General The use of natural products with therapeutic properties is as ancient as human civilization. For a very long time, mineral, plant and animal products were the main sources of drugs [1].The ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Immune System Explained
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Introduction: The immune system is of great importance for protection of the organism against foreign substances, and consists of molecules, cells and tissues that work collectively to provide this protection. One... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Secondary Sjögren’s Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Introduction: Secondary Sjögren’s Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity – a case of severe dry eyes Authors: Dina Christina Janse van Rensburg, MD1, 2 Catharina Cornelia Grant, PhD1, 2 Audrey Jansen van... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impact of Chronic Pain on Suicidal Thoughts
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Introduction: Abstract This research paper discusses the impact of chronic pain on the suicide attempts. It includes the prevalence and risk of suicidal ideation associated with chronic pain. The paper implicated ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020