John Chovan PhD DNP RN CNP CNS and Jim Cachillo DO
Joint manifestations, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disorder, synovial joints
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
Poster project on Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) which is a common autoimmune disorder, affecting approximately 1% of the population worldwide. The interaction of genetic and environmental factors results in a cascade of immune reactions, which eventually lead to the development of structural bone damage, joint damage, and synovitis (Gibofsky, 2012).
Allen, Pamela, "Joint Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis" (2016). Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship. Paper 186.