Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

No Protective Effect Found in Fish Intake in RA, BMC Musculoskelet Disord; 2019 Jan 5; Sparks, et al

Exercise Response Compared in RA and Prediabetes, Arthritis Res Ther; 2018 Dec 27; Andonian, et al

Clinical Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy in RA, Arthroscopy; ePub 2019 Jan 3; Ashberg, et al

Frequency of Remission, Low Disability in RA Studied, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Dec 28; Scott, et al

Effects of Exercise on Older Adults with RA, Arthritis Care Res; 2019 Jan; Lange, 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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Osteoarthritis

(HOOS)-12 Reliable, Valid Tool for Patients with THR, Osteoarthritis Cartilage; ePub 2018 Nov 9; Gandek, et al

Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis and Mental Health, J Shoulder Elbow Surg; ePub 2018 Dec 12; Kohan, et al

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Osteoporosis

Study: Veterans Affairs DXA Testing Ineffective, Mayo Clin Proc; 2018 Dec; Colón-Emeric, et al

US, Canadian Osteoporosis Screening Compared, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2018 Dec 7; Crandall, et al

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Pain

Assessing Back Pain Criteria in Psoriatic Arthritis, Ann Rheum Dis; 2018 Nov; Yap, Ye, et al

Knee Pain and Physical Activity Preference Examined, Osteoarthritis Cartilage; ePub 2018 Oct 15; Pinto, et al

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Pediatrics

FDA Approves Hyrimoz for Chronic Conditions, Sandoz news release; 2018 Oct 31

Child-Onset SLE, Myopericardial Incidences Linked, Lupus; ePub 2018 Oct 14; Chang, Xiao, et al

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

No Protective Effect Found in Fish Intake in RA, BMC Musculoskelet Disord; 2019 Jan 5; Sparks, et al

Exercise Response Compared in RA and Prediabetes, Arthritis Res Ther; 2018 Dec 27; Andonian, 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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Lifestyle

Does Exercise Contribute to Radiographic Worsening?, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Jayabalan, et al

Smoking, Alcohol, and SLE Incidence Link Examined, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Aug 9; Cozier, et al

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Gout

Gout Independently Linked with Dementia in Elderly, BMC Geriatr; ePub 2018 Nov 14; Singh, Cleveland

Association Between Sleep Apnea and Gout Risk, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Aug 30; Blagojevic-Bucknall, et al

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