|Osteoarthritis and variants on PRN NSAIDS only||All||Symptoms are well controlled with no persistent daily symptoms and no functional limitations||Issue - warn for changes in condition or additional medication use|
|Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Variants on meds other than NSAIDS||All||Review a current status report to include functional status (degree of impairment as measured by strength, range of motion, pain), medications with side effects and all pertinent medical reports||See Arthritis Worksheet (PDF). If airman meets all certification criteria - Issue.
All others require FAA Decision. Submit all evaluation data.
Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision
Issuances - See AASI Protocol
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