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Health Care Assistant (HCA) - Kelowna - 2024

This LibGuide is designed to introduce HCA students to the OC Library resources and services.


Arthritis is a collection of health conditions that affect joints and other tissues.

It causes pain, restricts mobility, diminishes and restricts the patients quality of life.

Twenty percent of Canadians have arthritis. Based on the Statistics Canada (January 1, 2024) quarterly population estimates that represents 8,153,976 souls.

There is no current cure for this disease. 

  1. Arthritis 

  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis

  3. Osteoarthritis

  4. Gout

  5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

  6. Osteoporosis



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