Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

2016

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

John Chovan PhD DNP RN CNP CNS and Jim Cachillo DO

Keywords

Joint manifestations, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disorder, synovial joints

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

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).

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Nursing Commons

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