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MKSAP Quiz: Progressive malaise and weakness, aches, and stiffness

A 79-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of progressive malaise and weakness, aching bilateral shoulders and hips, and stiffness. He recently noted aching in his jaw when chewing and reports new left-sided headaches. His erythrocyte sedimentation rate is elevated. What is the most appropriate initial management?
26 Nov 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of diffuse muscle and joint pain

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 25-year-old woman with a 6-month history of diffuse muscle and joint pain, fatigue, and difficulty sleeping.
10 Jan 2012

The importance of ‘the caring’

The fragmented health delivery system in which physicians maneuver can interfere with patients' perception of how much a clinician cares.
1 Jun 2019

Methotrexate may decrease rates of large-joint replacement in RA patients taking TNF inhibitors

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may have lower rates of large-joint replacement when also taking methotrexate, a new study indicates.
14 Apr 2015

Inadequate pain relief common among patients with knee osteoarthritis

Inadequate pain relief is common among patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), with more than half of patients having persistent pain, a study found.
10 Feb 2015

MKSAP Quiz: 6-year history of Sjögren syndrome

A 56-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for a 6-year history of Sjögren syndrome treated with low-dose hydroxychloroquine and cyclosporine eyedrops. She has had two episodes of cutaneous vasculitis, which resolved with corticosteroids. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate management?
24 Sep 2013

What's new in ACP Hospitalist

What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including a review of the impact of ICU glucose control for critically ill patients and the highly anticipated launch of MKSAP 15.
1 Jul 2009

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

Methotrexate monotherapy, combination therapy yield similar 1-year remission rates in early inflammatory arthritis

Patients taking methotrexate monotherapy and those taking methotrexate plus etanercept had similar rates of remission at 1 year, although those on combination therapy responded more quickly, a new study has found.
25 Mar 2014

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