Fast Five Quiz: Joint Pain

Herbert S. Diamond, MD


February 12, 2019

According to a national survey, approximately 30% of US adults report experiencing some type of joint pain during the previous month. Worldwide, joint pain results in substantial financial costs and diminished quality of life. Joint pain can have multiple causes, a reflection of the diverse joint diseases, which arise from inflammation, cartilage degeneration, crystal deposition, infection, and trauma. Steps for proper treatment and diagnosis vary, depending on the underlying cause.

Do you know key aspects and guidelines for best practices related to common causes of joint pain? Make sure you're prepared to provide the best care for your patients with this short quiz.


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