week 8

This week you have learned about common Orthopedic disorders in the Adult and Geriatric patient. For the purpose of this discussion select one of the following Orthopedic and provide the following in your initial post:

  •  Common Signs and symptoms seen
  • Screening assessment tools
  • Recommended diagnostic tests (if any)
  • Treatment plans both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic based on current clinical practice guidelines

Orthopedic:

  • Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, 
  •  Osteoporosis
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
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