Disease Information for Joint prosthesis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Joint exam/signs
Joint Swelling
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Metal detector alarm/airport/triggered
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Joint abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis Pyogenic Septic
Iatrogenic disorder/complication/effects
Joint prosthesis complications
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Joint disorder (ex).
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
SX/Arthrocentesis
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic prophylaxis
Other Treatments
TX/Exercises/physical therapy
Definition

A device used to partially or totally augment, replace and or restore the area of a human joint. Such devices will typically provide articulation.

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