Also in 2012, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released an updated set of guidelines on osteoarthritis, its first since 2000, which highlight the value of trying exercise and weight loss ... Primary care doctors also should keep in mind that
After a whirlwind of conventions, it's time to head back to the office. But, before I go, a few non-clinical highlights: Most unusual swag:...
Fields, who is also director of the Rheumatology Faculty Practice Plan at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and an attending physician there. ... However, a study presented at the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting in 2015 by
At ACR yesterday, Dennis Boyle, MD, led an entertaining, interactive session on dealing with difficult patients. In addition to clips from C...
Fellowship: Yale School of Medicine (rheumatology), 1992-1994. Present position: Private practice, Connecticut Medical Group, LLC, 1994-2012; Northeast Medical Group with the Yale-New Haven Health System, 2012-present; associate ... ACP Fellowship: 1998.
Fellowship: Rheumatology, Yale School of Medicine, 1992-1994. Certification: Internal medicine, 1992, recertified 2002, 2012; rheumatology, 1994; recertified 2004, 2014; participating in Maintenance of Certification. ... ACP Fellowship: 1998. Present
47; P <.001). By specialty, there were more adverse drug events listed in the fields of neurology (n=168), psychiatry (n=116), and rheumatology (n=111).
It is a complete travesty that the highly reimbursed procedure-focused subspecialties are fully represented but the “cognitive” subspecialties (endocrinology, ID, rheumatology) are invisible.
Results appeared online June 17 at Rheumatology. The results confirm that knee pain does increase with higher BMIs, the author noted.
From a diagnostic and treatment perspective, I saw that she used corticosteroids in many cases where her American counterparts in rheumatology would use the increasingly popular, and expensive, TNF inhibitors.