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Session Type: ARHP Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
W474b (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
Management of rheumatologic conditions is complex. Concise evidence based answers to common clinical questions encountered in a rheumatology practice will be reviewed.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • review strategies to deal effectively with a difficult patient
  • discuss exercise prescriptions for fibromyalgia
  • review crystal analysis in the diagnosis of gout
  • interpret an abnormal serum protein electrophoresis
  • review osteoarthritis and limb length discrepancy

Moderator: Karen Huisinga, MN, ARNP, FNP, VA Puget Sound HCS
2:30 PM
My Patient's Irate - What Do I Do?
Dennis J. Boyle, Denver Health Medical Ctr, Denver, CO
2:45 PM
Can I Diagnose Gout without Crystal Analysis?
Pascale Schwab, Portland VA and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
3:00 PM
I Have a Patient in Pain with a Monoclonal Gammopathy - Is This Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance?
Timothy E. Caragher, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
3:15 PM
Hip Osteoarthritis with Limb Length Discrepancy of 1 inch - Is It Significant?
Jill Ferrari, University of East London, London, United Kingdom
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