Bones and Joints
1. Understand the ACR, EULAR, classification criteria.
2. Assess the etiologies of different arthritic conditions and determine the underlying cause.
3. Formulate appropriate treatment plans for patients with arthritis that encompass pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches.
4. Evaluate elderly patients or patients at risk for low bone mass/osteoporosis using the FRAX® algorithm, and consider the impact of fracture risk scores on patient management.
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Mark H. Mirabelli, MD, FAAFP, Associate Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty, Sports Concussion Center, Hip and Knee Arthritis Clinic, Assistant Professor, Departments Of Orthopaedics and Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Team Physician, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Knighthawks, Rochester Rattlers, Ringside Physician, NY State Athletic Commission, Rochester, New York
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