Rheumatoid arthritis Teaching 1058

SN instructed patient that Rheumatoid Arthritis is a systemic disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the joint. Rheumatoid Arthritis causes pain and swelling in the wrist and small joints of the hand and feet. Rheumatoid Arthritis can also affect other tissues throughout the body and cause problems in organs such as the lungs, heart, and eyes. Patient verbalized understanding.