Here: a primary care perspective on diagnosis of -- and care of patients with -- rheumatologic disorders.
Reduce Vasculitis Relapse With Immunosuppressive Drugs
Continuing azathioprine and prednisolone past 2 years from diagnosis was superior to withholding them.
A New Framework for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology
EULAR developed a comprehensive but practical update describing standardized procedures.
Arthritis Advocates Call on Congress
Rheumatology leaders prescribe legislative fixes for drug cost and access issues.
Sarcoidosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Silica Dust
The higher the dose the patient is exposed to, the greater the risk.
Anti-inflammatory Therapy for Atherosclerotic Disease
Canakinumab lowers CRP level and may significantly lower the incidence of recurrent cardiovascular events.
Test Monitors Fibrosis in Women With Psoriasis
A new noninvasive approach to assessment for patients receiving methotrexate therapy might reduce the number of liver biopsies.
Lupus Leads Inflammatory Disorders in Cardiometabolic Risk
Study authors called for early screening and regular monitoring risk in patients with these disorders.
RA and Primary Care: 8 Looks to the Future
Special Report recap: the current and future state of RA patient care and what PCPs will need to know to do their part.
Gout Rounds: 5 New Developments
Primary care can do more to help reduce gout morbidity, says a new review—plus 4 more studies on gout treatment and prevention.
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