Musculoskeletal Disorders

7 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2019
July 08, 2019

The end of another quarter means a new list of FDA-approved drugs for primary care. Which ones should you know about? Click through to find out. 

5 Questions on Tramadol and Mortality in Osteoarthritis Patients
May 23, 2019

Tramadol is often prescribed for osteoarthritis pain based on a perception that it is a “safer opioid.” But is that true? Take our quick quiz to find out. 

Fibromyalgia Quiz: 5 Questions for Primary Care
April 23, 2018

Get updated on the newest fibromyalgia research from the 2018 ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, the basis of this 5-question quiz.

Mastering Rheumatoid Arthritis: 5 Key Challenges for Primary Care Practice
April 19, 2018

RA can be managed in primary care but comes with unique challenges. Here, strategies outlined at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2018.

Osteoporosis Update
February 01, 2018

Here: a quick overview of updates to the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

11 New Medications for Primary Care
November 28, 2017

Here: a quick look at newly approved agents for primary care that will soon be coming your way.

NSAIDs for Chronic Low Back Pain: True or False?
August 11, 2017

More effective vs placebo? Less effective than opioids? Equally as potent as APAP? What’s true and what false about NSAIDs?

7 New Hip Osteoarthritis Recommendations
May 10, 2017

A new evidence-based clinical practice guideline addresses adverse events, surgical risks, and patient education

RA and Primary Care: 8 Looks to the Future
May 10, 2017

Special Report recap: the current and future state of RA patient care and what PCPs will need to know to do their part.

RA Comanagement and the Future
January 30, 2017

Comanaging RA and its comorbidities is just one of many directions primary care is likely to take. Part 4 of a Special Report.