Chapter 37. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Gout and Pseudogout

  1. Stephen Jackson Professor of Geriatric Medicine3,
  2. Paul Jansen4 and
  3. Arduino Mangoni5
  1. E. Michael Shanahan1 and
  2. Stephen Hedger2

Published Online: 2 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch37

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

How to Cite

Shanahan, E. M. and Hedger, S. (2009) Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Gout and Pseudogout, in Prescribing for Elderly Patients (eds S. Jackson, P. Jansen and A. Mangoni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch37

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Clinical Gerontology, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  3. 5

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Rheumatology, Flinders Medical Centre and Repatriation, General Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of General Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470024287

Online ISBN: 9780470017975

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Keywords:

  • rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, gout and pseudogout;
  • rheumatoid arthritis;
  • osteoarthritis - key points in osteoarthritis;
  • polymyalgia rheumatica;
  • gout and calcium pyrophosphate disease (CPPD);
  • Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Key points in rheumatoid arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Key points in osteoarthritis

  • Polymyalgia rheumatica

  • Key points in PMR

  • Gout and calcium pyrophosphate disease (CPPD)

  • Key points in gout and CPPD

  • Links

  • References