What is included in patient education about costochondritis?

Updated: Feb 19, 2020
  • Author: Lynn K Flowers, MD, MHA, ABAARM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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See the list below:

  • Reassure patients of the benign nature of the problem, and instruct them regarding avoidance of provoking activities.

  • Provide patients with a good understanding of the proper use and potential adverse effects of NSAIDs.

  • For patient education information, see What Is Costochondritis?


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