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Free educational tools available for diagnosis, treatment of lupus

Free educational resources are available through the American College of Rheumatology's Lupus Initiative to reduce health disparities for patients disproportionately affected by lupus based on race, ethnicity and gender.
18 Sep 2012

New guidelines released on lupus nephritis

The American College of Rheumatology released new guidelines last week on the screening, treatment and management of lupus nephritis, the first to specifically cover this topic.
15 May 2012

Managing medications in patients with heart failure

Internists can provide a medical home to patients with heart failure so that medications and supplements are regularly assessed and managed, according to experts.
1 Feb 2017

Statins, gout guidelines fuel debate on best practice

This issue covers the debate about statins guidelines, evidence-based guidelines for gout, and physicians-in-training who face discrimination.
1 Apr 2017

Sjögren's criteria embrace multispecialty approach

Diagnosis and management of Sjögren's syndrome require participation by rheumatologists, ophthalmologists and oral medicine specialties, according to the first classification criteria endorsed by the American College of Rheumatology.
3 Apr 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Gout with flares

This week's quiz asks readers to determine the appropriate next step in management for a 59-year-old man with a 6-month history of gout, hypersensitivity to allopurinol, and more frequent gout flares.
15 Sep 2015

Arthroplasty associated with increased risk of heart attack in early postoperative period

The immediate postoperative risk of myocardial infarction following total joint arthroplasty may have been previously underappreciated, authors noted.
1 Sep 2015

MKSAP Quiz: 10-month history of generalized weakness

A 61-year-old man is evaluated for a 10-month history of generalized weakness. He reports no pain or myalgia. History is significant for hypercholesterolemia treated with a stable dose of simvastatin for the past 3 years. Following a physical exam, lab results, and a chest radiograph, what is the most likely diagnosis?
22 Dec 2015

MKSAP Quiz: New rash on legs

A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a new rash on her legs. She was diagnosed with pyelonephritis 4 days ago and was started on a 7-day regimen of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole based on urine culture and sensitivity data; her urinary symptoms have improved. Medical history includes Hashimoto thyroiditis treated with levothyroxine; her dose was increased 4 weeks ago based on thyroid function studies. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
1 Jun 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis hurts the whole body

Taking care of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis involved a partnership between internists and subspecialists, agree physicians managing cardiovascular risks, cancer or infections.
1 Jul 2010

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