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Q&A With Steven Cohen, MD: Role of the Consulting Pain Specialist in Treating Rheumatic Disease

Q&A With Steven Cohen, MD: Role of the Consulting Pain Specialist in Treating Rheumatic Disease

To learn more about the role of pain specialists in managing chronic pain associated with rheumatic diseases, Rheumatology Advisor spoke with Steven Cohen, MD, director of the division of pain medicine and professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Looking Beyond Traditional CV Risk Factors to Predict CV Events in PsA

Looking Beyond Traditional CV Risk Factors to Predict CV Events in PsA

In addition to traditional cardiovascular risk factors, increased PsA disease activity also appears to increase cardiovascular risk.

Therapeutic Role of Gold as a Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug

Therapeutic Role of Gold as a Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug

Increasing evidence indicates that gold is taken into intracellular organelles and stored in lysosomes where it inhibits the processing of antigenic agents and blocks the reactive processes that produce and release inflammatory cytokines.

EULAR Releases Updated Gout Management Guidelines

EULAR Releases Updated Gout Management Guidelines

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has published its updated recommendations for the management of gout, reflecting updated data included in a meta-analysis by a task force.

Clinical Implications of the Recommended Approval of 2 Biosimilars: Interview With Allan Gibofsky MD

Clinical Implications of the Recommended Approval of 2 Biosimilars: Interview With Allan Gibofsky MD

Rheumatology Advisor speaks with Allan Gibofsky, MD, a professor of medicine and public health at Weill Cornell Medical College and an attending rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, about the recent panel recommendation for FDA approval of biosimilar versions of adalimumab and etanercept.

Pharmacogenetics and Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Application

Pharmacogenetics and Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Application

A personalized genetics risk assessment and patient education may encourage modification of risk factors to improve outcomes among individuals with a genetic predisposition to rheumatoid arthritis.

Opinions

Practice Management Are You Appropriately Encrypting Protected Patient Information?

Are You Appropriately Encrypting Protected Patient Information?

Certain parts of the legislation related to HIPAA are optional and recommended, while others are mandatory

Practice Management Complying With HIPAA De-Identification Rules When Sharing Clinical Data

Complying With HIPAA De-Identification Rules When Sharing Clinical Data

Including the 18 patients identifiers that must be removed from charts before sharing with HIPAA-covered entities.

Research What's Behind The Exodus of Young Investigators From the Medical Research Workforce?

What's Behind The Exodus of Young Investigators From the Medical Research Workforce?

Evaluating the types of grants young investigators are applying for could provide a better sense of how to maintain them, and to attract more back to NIH-funded research.

Practice Management The Largely Ignored Problem of Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The Largely Ignored Problem of Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health defines workplace violence as "violent acts, including physical assaults and threats of assault, directed toward persons at work or on duty."

Case Studies and Clinical Highlights

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

A female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus presents to the emergency department with an 8 week history of dyspnea, dysphonia, and non-productive cough.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: A Patient With Nephrotic Syndrome and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: A Patient With Nephrotic Syndrome and Ankylosing Spondylitis

AA amyloidosis is a rare but significant complication of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and may lead to proteinuria and renal dysfunction.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in a Patient With SLE

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in a Patient With SLE

Since certain syndromes are associated with good prognosis in a majority of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, prompt diagnosis and initiation of early goal-directed treatment is crucial.

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