Rheumatology

 
FDA Approves Novel Treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Adults
August 02, 2021

The approval represents the first new treatment for generalized systemic lupus erythematosus in over a decade.

How to Help Patients Refine a Concept of Gut Health: Two Perspectives, One View
July 16, 2021

Patients interested in optimizing their own gut health have typically tried several approaches before they ask a clinician for help. Two specialists offer seasoned guidance on what helps most.

Pain Management in Acute Gout: NSAIDs or COX-2 Inhibitors?
February 25, 2021

A recent meta-analysis assessed comparative clinical efficacy of NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors. Try these 7 questions on the findings - does your clinical experience match?

Pain Management for Osteoarthritis: A 6-question Quiz
February 02, 2021

Opioids or opiate-like analgesics? Weight loss, exercise, or orthotics? Sleep interventions or cognitive therapy? What works for OA pain and what's the evidence?

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.

All About Gout for Primary Care: Treating Chronic Disease
March 27, 2017

Preventing further acute attacks and decreasing the tophi burden becomes a secondary goal.

Gout Rounds: 5 New Developments
March 27, 2017

Primary care can do more to help reduce gout morbidity, says a new review-plus 4 more studies on gout treatment and prevention.

All About Gout for Primary Care: Treating Acute Gout
March 21, 2017

The faster the attack is recognized and treated with medications, the easier it is to control.

All About Gout for Primary Care: The Diagnosis
March 21, 2017

Clinical presentation, history, and laboratory evaluation can make a diagnosis of gout, but crystal examination is the “gold standard.”

All About Gout for Primary Care
March 20, 2017

How to regulate “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” is this Patient Care Special Report's domain.