Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Can Aerobic Exercise Reduce Fatigue in RA?, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Apr 2; Kelley, et al

3 RA Improvement Criteria: Discordant Responses, J Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Apr 1; Ward, Guthrie, et al

Smoking Not Linked to Anti-PAD4 Antibodies in RA, Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2018 Mar 23; Cappelli, et al

Weight Loss, Improved Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked, Int J Clin Rheumatol; 2018 Mar; Kreps, Halperin, et al

Obesity Prevalence on the Rise in Early RA, Rheumatology (Oxford); ePub 2018 Mar 26; Nikiphorou, et al

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

Stability of Fibromyalgia Symptom Clusters Examined, Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2018 Feb 27; Hoskin, et al

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

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Osteoarthritis

Diabetes, Accelerated Cartilage Degeneration Linked, Osteoarthritis Cartilage; ePub 2018 Mar 29; Neumann, et al

Pain and Functional Trajectories for Knee OA Found, Osteoarthritis Cartilage; 2018 April; Lee, Harvey, et al

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Gout

Statin Use Linked with Lower Mortality in Gout, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 Mar 17; Keller, et al

Gout Linked with Impaired Arterial Responsiveness, Clin Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Feb 15; Krasnokutsky, et al

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Mixed Topics

Costs Linked with Depression Among Persons with CLE, Lupus; ePub 2018 Mar 7; Ogunsanya, et al

Stability of Fibromyalgia Symptom Clusters Examined, Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2018 Feb 27; Hoskin, 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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