WEEK 6 - SYLLABUS - GSH

WEEK 6: Nonoperative Management of Osteoarthritis

GOALS: To learn symptomatic measures, nonpharmacologic, and pharmacologic means for the treatment of Osteoarthritis.
PRACTICAL: Case Presentations.
READING: OKU:

READINGS:

"Treating Osteoarthritis with Chondroprotective Agents"
Hungerford, David S., M.D.,

PRESENTATIONS:

"Glucosamine & Chondroitin"
Marc W. Hungerford, M.D., "Joint Preserving Treatment of the Knee", CME Course, Johns Hopkins, October, 2003, 27:08

"Structure Modifying Drugs for Osteoarthritis"
Roy D. Altman, M.D., CME Course "Joint Preserving Treatment of the Knee", 2003

"Laboratory & Clinical Evaluation of Treatment Modalities for Osteoarthritis"
Lynne C. Jones, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Rheumatology & Orthopaedic Surgery Symposium, "Osteoarthritis: A Comprehensive Treatment Approach", May 11, 2001

"Clinical Use of Hyaluronates for Arthritis"
Errol L. Bennett, M.D., FACS, FRCS(C), "Joint Preserving Treatment of the Knee", CME Course, Johns Hopkins, October, 2004, 23:23

"Effect of Electrical Stimulation on Hip & Knee Joints"
Jacques Caldwell, M.D., "Joint Preserving Treatment of the Knee", CME Course, Johns Hopkins, October, 2004, 18:56

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