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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 698709, 6 pages
The Global Economic Cost of Osteoarthritis: How the UK Compares
MSK Lab, Imperial College, London W6 8RF, UK
Received 30 May 2012; Accepted 30 August 2012
Academic Editor: Charles J. Malemud
Copyright © 2012 A. Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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