Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

BMD-Defined Osteoporosis and Older Caucasian Men, Osteoporos Int; ePub 2018 Feb 3; Hamdy, Seier, et al

Patients with SLE Report Feelings of Helplessness, Lupus; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Mills, Azizoddin, et al

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Knee OA Pain, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Chen, et al

PROMIS10: Valid, Reliable Screening Tool for SLE, J Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Feb 1; Kasturi, et al

Gout Management Program Improved Outcomes, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Feb 13; Bulbin, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Medication Guideline for Patients Undergoing THA, TKA, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Jun 16; Goodman, et al

ACP Updates Guidelines for Osteoporosis, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 May 9; Qaseem, et al

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Practice Management

Patient-Physician Assessments and Quality of Life , RMD Open; ePub 2017 Oct 25; Karpouzas, et al

Can Patient Navigators Improve Adherence to DMARDs?, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Jun 2; Feldman, et al

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Mixed Topics

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Knee OA Pain, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Chen, et al

Mortality Improving in Those with ESRD Due to GPA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Jan 23; Wallace, et al

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Orthopedics

Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Compared in NY and Ontario, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 29; Cram, Landon, et al

Patients, Surgeons Endorse OMERACT for TJR Trials , Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2017 Dec 6; Hoang, et al

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Pediatrics

Youth: High Health Care Use Prior to SLE Diagnosis, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Dec 1; Chang, et al

Knee Osteochondritis Dissecans Highest in Youth, Osteoarthritis Cartilage; ePub 2017 Jul 12; Pareek, et al

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is RA a Cardiovascular Risk Equivalent to Diabetes?, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Curtis, Yang, et al

Fish Consumption, Lower RA Disease Activity Linked, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Tedeschi, et al

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Spondyloarthropathies

Medication Guideline for Patients Undergoing THA, TKA, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Jun 16; Goodman, et al

Cervical Spine Fracture Associated with Mortality, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken); ePub 2016 May 9; Wysham, et al

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Pain

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Knee OA Pain, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Chen, et al

Self-Acupressure for Knee OA Superior to Usual Care, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Dec 29; Li, Harris, et al

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Osteoarthritis

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Knee OA Pain, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Chen, et al

Periarticular Bone Predicts Knee OA Progression, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Jan 17; Lo, et al

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Gout

Gout Management Program Improved Outcomes, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Feb 13; Bulbin, et al

Incidence of Gout Has More than Doubled in US, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 15; Elfishawi, et al

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