Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Inverse U-Shaped Link Between CRP, Systolic BP in RA, Arthritis Res Ther; 2018 Jun 1; Yu, Kim, Vanni, et al

Exercise Linked with Protective CV Risk in RA , J Clin Rheumatol; 2018 ePub May 25; Byram, et al

No Link Between Coffee Consumption and Incident RA, J Clin Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Apr 19; Lamichhane, et al

PROMIS Forms Capture Fatigue Experience in RA, Qual Life Res; ePub 2018 May 24; Bartlett, et al

MBDA Score Independently Predictive of Relapsing RA, PLoS One; ePub 2018 May 23; Moghadam, 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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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

Inverse U-Shaped Link Between CRP, Systolic BP in RA, Arthritis Res Ther; 2018 Jun 1; Yu, Kim, Vanni, et al

Exercise Linked with Protective CV Risk in RA , J Clin Rheumatol; 2018 ePub May 25; Byram, 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

LV Abnormalities Common in Giant Cell Arteritis, Semin Arthritis Rheum; ePub 2018 May 9; Kermani, et al

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

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Osteoarthritis

Poor Sleep, Less Physical Activity Linked in KOA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 May 22; Gilbert, et al

Leg Length Inequality and Hip Osteoarthritis, Arthritis Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Apr 26; Kim, 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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Osteoporosis

FDA Approves Prolia for GIOP in Men and Women, FirstWord Pharma news release; 2018 May 21

Fragility Fracture Risk Linked with Sarcoidosis, Osteoporos Int; 2018 May; Ungprasert, et al

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Practice Management

Dedicated Lupus Clinics Offer Better Care Quality, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Apr 2; Arora, et al

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

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Mixed Topics

Fragility Fracture Risk Linked with Sarcoidosis, Osteoporos Int; 2018 May; Ungprasert, et al

Renal Transplants Improve Survival in ESRD-GPA, Ann Rheum Dis; ePub 2018 May 14; Wallace, et al

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