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Bone and Joint Futures

Bone and Joint Futures

Anthony Woolf (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-727-91548-1

Apr 2002, BMJ Books

150 pages

Select type: Paperback

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A thought-provoking book about the future of bone and joint disorders. This is the Decade of Bone and Joint, a time where rapid developments in our understanding of these disorders contend with massive increases in these chronic conditions throughout the world. By drawing on current knowledge and expertise, the book considers future scenarios such as the development of scientific theories, technology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


1 The Future Provision of Care for Musculoskeltal Conditions (Anthony D. Woolf).

2 The Future Burden of Bone and Joint Conditions, and Priorities for Health Care (Deborah P.M. Symmons).

3 From Basic Science to the Future Bedside: The Potentail of Developments in Bioscience and Technology (Ferdinand G. Breedveld).

4 The Future Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Piet L.C.M. van Riel).

5 The Future Diagnosis and Management of Osteoarthritis (Michael Doherty and Stefan Lohmander).

6 The Future Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis (Donncha O’Gradaigh and Juliet Compston).

7 The Future Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Musculosketal Pain (Peter Croft).

8 The Future Diagnosis and Management of Trauma (Bruce D. Browner and Ross A. Benthien).


Discusses ageing conditions, of increasing importance for the future
Part of the 'Futures' series, well publicised through launch meeting