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Although there is no cure for arthritis, early diagnosis and appropriate management is important. Early use of disease-modifying drugs can affect the course of rheumatoid arthritis. Teach patients to describe any pain using specific words such as aching, searing, throbbing and stabbing.

Discordance Between Clinical Perception and Objective Data of RA Disease Remission

The discordance between rheumatologist perception of remission and standardized measures suggests that the use of validated steps is key in determining remission among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to research results published in BMC Rheumatology. Researchers examined both the prevalence and the types of discordance between physician perspectives on RA disease remission and data…

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