Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Excess Weight Has Negative Impact on RA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Nov 30; Schulman, et al

Severe Weight Loss, RA & Mortality in Women, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Nov 30; Sparks, et al

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

AS Pain May Derive from Spinal Inflammation Alone, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 1; Dau, Lee, Ward, et al

Joint Replacement Surgery Trends in Those with RA, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 1; Young, Watson, et al

FDA Actions

FDA Approves Taltz for Adult Psoriatic Arthritis, FirstWord Pharma news release; 2017 Dec 1

FDA Approves Zilretta for OA Knee Pain, Flexion Therapeutics news release; 2017 Oct 6

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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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Pain

Incident Vertebral Fractures Linked with Back Pain, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2017 Sep 7; Fink, et al

Durolane Approved for Pain Linked with Knee OA, Bioventus news release; 2017 Sep 5

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Osteoarthritis

US Arthritis Prevalence Has Been Underestimated, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Jafarzadeh, et al

Education Allays Poverty’s Effect on TKA Outcomes, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Nov 22; Goodman, et al

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Gout

Gout: Risk Is Equivalent to Diabetes for Stroke, Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2017 Oct 17; Singh, et al

Group Study Focuses on Gout and Comorbidity, Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Singh

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Osteoporosis

No Association Between Fiber Intake and Bone Loss, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2017 Nov 7; Dai, Zhang, et al

Recent Fractures Linked with Lower BMD in Women, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Rozental, et al

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Psoriatic arthritis

FDA Approves Taltz for Adult Psoriatic Arthritis, FirstWord Pharma news release; 2017 Dec 1

US Arthritis Prevalence Has Been Underestimated, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Jafarzadeh, et al

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Ankylosing spondylitis

AS Pain May Derive from Spinal Inflammation Alone, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 1; Dau, Lee, Ward, et al

Geographic Distance Affects DMARD Use for Veterans, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Walsh, Pei, 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

Joint Replacement Surgery Trends in Those with RA, J Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Dec 1; Young, Watson, et al

Disability Prevention Program Reduced Work Loss, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Sep 21; Keysor, et al

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Orthopedics

Anorexia Nervosa Associated with Fracture Risk, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2017 Jan 19; Nagata, 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

Excess Weight Has Negative Impact on RA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Nov 30; Schulman, et al

Severe Weight Loss, RA & Mortality in Women, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2017 Nov 30; Sparks, 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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