Rheumatology Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  19 January 2016
In knee OA, adding TKR to nonsurgical treatment improved pain and function at 12 mo
Rudolf W. Poolman, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(2):JC8. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-164-2-008
ACP Journal Club |  15 December 2015
Risk for septic arthritis was increased in adults with incident diagnosis of gout
Dennis G. Maki, MD, MACP
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(12):JC12. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-12-012
ACP Journal Club |  20 October 2015
Review: In RA, standard- and high-dose biologic drugs increase serious infection compared with traditional DMARDs
Ami Schattner, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(8):JC5. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-8-005
ACP Journal Club |  15 September 2015
Disease activity–guided TNF inhibitor dose reduction was noninferior to continuing TNF inhibitors for RA flares
Francisco Ramirez-Lafita, MD, PhD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(6):JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-6-009
ACP Journal Club |  18 August 2015
Combination intensive DMARD therapy is noninferior to TNF inhibitors for reducing disability in active RA
B.D. McLeod, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(4):JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-4-009
ACP Journal Club |  21 July 2015
Review: Methotrexate does not increase risk for lung disease in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or IBD
Malcolm D. Smith, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(2):JC7. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-2-007
ACP Journal Club |  21 July 2015
Review: Acetaminophen reduces pain in hip or knee osteoarthritis by a small amount, but not low back pain
Roger Chou, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(2):JC10. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-163-2-010
ACP Journal Club |  16 June 2015
Review: In rheumatoid arthritis, adding rituximab to methotrexate improves clinical outcomes
Ami Schattner, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(12):JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-12-009
ACP Journal Club |  19 May 2015
6 weeks of antibiotics was noninferior to 12 weeks for clinical cure in pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis
Fainareti N. Zervou, MD; Ioannis M. Zacharioudakis, MD; Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(10):JC7. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-10-007
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2015
An exercise program for hands and arms improved hand function in RA controlled with medication
Lyn March, MBBS, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(8):JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-8-009
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2015
Review: Some TNF inhibitors increase adverse events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Henry S. Sacks, PhD, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(8):JC10. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-8-010
ACP Journal Club |  17 February 2015
Review: In knee and hip OA, opioids reduce pain and improve function but increase adverse events
Lyn March, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(4):JC8. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-4-008
ACP Journal Club |  20 January 2015
Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica had a 2.6-fold increased risk for vascular events at a median 7.8 y
Roland Staud, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(2):JC12. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-2-012
ACP Journal Club |  16 December 2014
Review: bDMARDs plus conventional synthetic DMARDs have greater efficacy than either alone in RA
Ami Schattner, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(12):JC8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-12-201412160-02008
ACP Journal Club |  16 December 2014
Review: bDMARDs are linked to increased risk for infection compared with conventional synthetic DMARDs in RA
Ami Schattner, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(12):JC9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-12-201412160-02009
ACP Journal Club |  19 August 2014
Methotrexate reduced pain and improved function in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis
Lawrence E. Hart, MB BCh, MSc, FRCPC
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(4):JC6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-4-201408190-02006
ACP Journal Club |  15 April 2014
Review: In neuropathy, fibromyalgia, or chronic pain, duloxetine reduces pain but increases adverse events
Charles C. Engel, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(8):JC12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-8-201404150-02012
ACP Journal Club |  18 March 2014
Review: Some clinical tests performed by specialists identify rotator cuff disease or tears
Katherine Margo, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(6):JC12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-6-201403180-02012
ACP Journal Club |  18 February 2014
In patients with early rheumatoid arthritis, fish oil reduced failure of treatment with DMARDs
Michael Denman, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(4):JC11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-4-201402180-02011
ACP Journal Club |  17 December 2013
Review: Strength training, with or without flexibility and aerobic training, reduces pain in lower limb osteoarthritis
Ami Schattner, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(12):JC7. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-12-201312170-02007
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