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BOF: 2.36

A 60-year-old female presents with pain in her knees. The pain increases after use and is relieved by rest. There are no systemic symptoms.

On examination she is obese. On examination of the hands there are Heberdenís nodes and Bouchardís nodes. The knees show bony swelling; there is localised joint and periarticular tenderness. The range of movement is decreased and there is crepitus on movement.

Investigations show normal haematology and biochemistry and inflammatory markers are not raised.

In this patient, the pharmacological intervention of first choice should be treatment with:

a)      Paracetamol

b)      Codeine phosphate

c)      Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

d)      Tramadol

e)      Glucosamine sulphate

 

 

 

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