Glossary

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Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC)

Used to assess patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee using 24 parameters. It can be used to monitor the course of the disease or to determine the effectiveness of antirheumatic medications.

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