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Role of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Rheumatology Practice

Role of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Rheumatology Practice

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants may help reduce shortages in the rheumatology workforce that are apparent in select communities, and further address treat-to-target inflammatory arthritis treatment goals.

Raynaud Phenomenon: Revisiting a Cold Weather Problem

Raynaud Phenomenon: Revisiting a Cold Weather Problem

A thorough work-up can differentiate between primary and secondary forms, mitigating progression of a more severe underlying disease.

Medical Schools Face Student Mental Health Crisis

Medical Schools Face Student Mental Health Crisis

Changing the learning environment and reforming programs is important to improving the well-being of medical students.

A Promising Future: Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Care

A Promising Future: Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Care

Despite the potential benefits it can provide, the implementation and use of artificial intelligence technology lags.

Smartphone Apps Can Help Track Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smartphone Apps Can Help Track Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smartphone apps enable physicians to detect and explore similarities and discrepancies between objective and subjective data.

Examining the Validity of Milestone-Based Medical Resident Ratings

Examining the Validity of Milestone-Based Medical Resident Ratings

Researchers and physicians explore what works and what needs improvement in evaluating medical resident training and education.

Opinions

Practice Management Maximizing Practice Revenues: An Expert Q&A

Maximizing Practice Revenues: An Expert Q&A

With billing and reimbursement requirements constantly in flux, clinicians must stay vigilant to ensure continued--and correct--payment.

Gout Increased Attention on Gout Favors Patients in Need

Increased Attention on Gout Favors Patients in Need

Machelle Manuel, PhD, vice president of medical scientific affairs, at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals discusses new hyperuricemia treatment options.

Prevention Expanded Need For Improved CVD Assessment Algorithms in RA

Expanded Need For Improved CVD Assessment Algorithms in RA

Eric L. Matteson, MD, MPH, speaks about the pressing need for improved evidence-based risk assessment algorithms for cardiovascular disease assessment in rheumatic diseases.

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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