U K Rathey

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One hundred five (70%) of the knee joints of 75 elderly people showed roentgenographic changes of osteoarthritis (OA); occurrence rates for each of ten clinical manifestations ranged from 7% to 76%. Clinical manifestations were more common in knees with OA by x-ray film than in those without. Crepitus, decreased range of motion, pain, bony enlargement, and(More)
The effect of osteoarthritis (OA) on hand function of 67 institutionalized subjects was evaluated. Osteoarthritis changes were scored using the radiographic criteria of Kellgren and Lawrence. The total number of joints involved and average severity of affected joints were computed and then related to hand functions as measured by: (1) grip strength, and (2)(More)
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