Jennie Walker Clinical educator, Department of Orthopaedic and Accident Surgery, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham
This article provides an overview of ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic condition characterised by abnormal ossification and ankylosis affecting the spine and sacro-iliac joints. It explores the needs of patients with the condition and identifies pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to disease management.
Nursing Standard. 20, 46, 48-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.07.20.46.48.c4472Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review