Rheumatology in the Elderly
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Distinguish the clinical presentations of different forms of rheumatic disease using evidence-based diagnostic criteria.
2. Select appropriate tests for rheumatic disease and interpret results to effectively relate a confirmed diagnosis to patients.
3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and polymyalgia rheumatic.
4. Evaluate evidence of effectiveness for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment plans options for arthritis.
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Junaed Ul Haq, MD, Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Doctors’ Hospital of Michigan, Pontiac
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