Osteoarthritis--the impact of a serious disease.

Abstract

Osteoarthritis (OA) is common in the elderly, but also affects younger people. The disease symptoms are debilitating and, as well as causing physical impairment, can affect the psychosocial wellbeing of the patient. Furthermore, the impact of this disease is substantially increased by the common occurrence of comorbid conditions, such as hypertension and… (More)

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