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Arthritis and Joint Pain

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on arthritis and joint pain, including arthritis, gout, knee osteoarthritis, monoarthritis, osteoarthritis, polyarticular joint pain, Reiter's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, septic arthritis, and shoulder osteoarthritis. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Patient Education, Self-Care



Overview

12/15/2014 Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Gout
01/01/2012 Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment Patient Education
12/01/2011 Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
09/01/2008 Shoulder Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Management Patient Education

Screening and Diagnosis

11/15/2016 Acute Monoarthritis: Diagnosis in Adults new Algorithm Point of Care Differential Diagnosis
09/15/2016 Clinical Diagnosis of Gout Without Joint Aspirate [Point-of-Care Guides] new
07/01/2015 Differential Diagnosis of Polyarticular Arthritis
05/15/2008 Predicting Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Adults with Undifferentiated Arthritis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
07/15/2001 Radiographic Assessment of Osteoarthritis

Treatment

11/01/2015 Exercise for Osteoarthritis of the Knee [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/01/2015 Colchicine for Acute Gout [Cochrane for Clinicians]
01/01/2015 Methotrexate Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/15/2014 Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections for Osteoarthritis of the Knee [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
06/01/2014 Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the AAOS [Practice Guidelines]
04/01/2013 ACR Issues Recommendations on Therapies for Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee [Practice Guidelines]
03/01/2013 Analgesics for Osteoarthritis [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
09/01/2011 Exercise for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
06/01/2011 Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
02/15/2010 Osteoarthritis of the Hip [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
12/15/2008 Adalimumab (Humira) for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis [STEPS]
08/01/2008 Arthroscopic Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis [Cochrane for Clinicians]
04/15/2008 Osteoarthritis of the Knee [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Complications and Special Situations

09/15/2011 Approach to Septic Arthritis Differential Diagnosis
06/15/2004 Spondyloarthropathies

Patient Education, Self-Care

01/01/2012 What You Should Know About Osteoarthritis Patient Education
06/01/2011 Knee Osteoarthritis Patient Education

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AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Gout
Osteoarthritis
Reactive Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Point of Care ResourcePoint of Care Resource
Differential DiagnosisDifferential Diagnosis
Patient EducationPatient Education
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