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Title: Prevalence of Major Rheumatic Disorders in Jammu
Authors: Mahajan, Annil
Jasrotia, Davinder Singh
Manhas, A S
Jamwal, S S
Keywords: Rheumatic
Osteoarthritis (OA)
Low backache (LBA)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Soft-tissue rheumatism (STR)
Fibromyalgia (FM)
Issue Date: Apr-2003
Citation: Mahajan Annil, Josrotia Davindder Singh, Manhas A S, Jamwal S S. Prevalence of Major Rheumatic Disorders in Jammu. JK Science Journal of Medical Education and Research. 2003 Apr-June;5(2): 63-66
Abstract: A study was undertaken to detennine the point prevalence rates of major rheumatic disorders in Jammu (J&K). WHO-ILAR COPCORD CCQ (World Health Organisation-International League Against Rhewnatism Community Oriented PrograImne for the Control of Rhewnatic Diseases Core Questionnaire) was used followed by clinical examination for the diagnostic purposes. About one-fourth of the population surveyed in this study had rheumatic complaints. LBA was the most frequently encountered rheumatic ailment.
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