Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

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

Skeletal Muscle Fat, Low Physical Function Linked, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Khoja, et al

Menopausal Status, Functional Decline in RA Linked, Rheumatology (Oxford); ePub 2018 Jan 29; Mollard, et al

Multimedia Tools Aid Patients Better Understand RA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Dec 29; Lopez-Olivo, 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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Gout

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

Gout Self-Management in African American Veterans, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2017 Sep 26; Singh, Herbey, et al

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Osteoporosis

Fracture History Strong Predictor of Wrist Fracture, Osteoporos Int; ePub 2018 Jan 17; Wright, et al

Challenges of Patient-Activated Osteoporosis Care, J Bone Miner Res; ePub 2018 Jan 26; Danila, 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

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

More Affected Joints Means Greater Hand OA Pain, Rheumatol Int; ePub 2017 Dec 22; Schaefer, et al

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Osteoarthritis

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

Racial Disparities Found in Total Knee Replacement, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Kerman, et al

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