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Diagnosing and Treating Common Rheumatologic Problems in Older Adults

Gregory C. Gardner, MD, MACP

Gilliland-Henderson Professor
Division of Rheumatology

School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Understand the common forms of arthritis that occur in older adults
  • Discuss with a colleague or patient the treatment approaches to arthritic disorders
  • Discuss with a colleague or patient how a team approach to care works for older adults with arthritis

[From the Spring 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]

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which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

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