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Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis Prevention: Important Considerations for Population-Based Strategies

Osteoarthritis Prevention: Important Considerations for Population-Based Strategies

David T. Felson, MD, MPH, and Jos Runhaar, PhD, reflect on important population-based osteoarthritis prevention strategies and knowledge gaps that still exist in this field.

Practice Management The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Improving Medication Adherence With Drug Monitoring in SLE

Improving Medication Adherence With Drug Monitoring in SLE

Therapeutic drug monitoring may be useful to help clinicians assess nonadherence in patients with SLE.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Advisor Expanding Healthcare Access With Nurse-Led Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Expanding Healthcare Access With Nurse-Led Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Advisor Using Rheumatoid Arthritis as a Model for Treatment Development in Dementia

Using Rheumatoid Arthritis as a Model for Treatment Development in Dementia

If dementia is driven by inflammatory processes, patients with RA would be a model population to study, as the incidence of dementia is higher in these patients and it would be expected that dementia would progress more quickly.

Practice Management Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

Vasculitis Giant Cell Arteritis: Examining Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Giant Cell Arteritis: Examining Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Improved biomarkers are needed to monitor disease activity effectively in giant cell arteritis.

Practice Management Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

The reasons for physicians' discomfort with conversations about dying are as much cultural, social, and systemic as they are personal.

Gout Managing Gout in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Managing Gout in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Although bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment strategy for severe obesity, there is a dearth of research regarding the effects of this procedure on patients with gout.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Given the substantial overlap with RA, emerging theories suggest that undifferentiated arthritis represents a unique window of opportunity to intervene in the pathology of RA before it becomes established.

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