Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Patient Global Assessment Discordance in RA vs OA, Rheumatol Int; ePub 2018 Oct 6; Castrejon, et al

Chronic Lung Disease, RA, and Impact on Survival , Clin Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Oct 2; England, et al

RA and Systemic Sclerosis Share Similar Impairments, Disabil Rehab; 2018 Oct; Poole, New, et al

Synovial Hypertrophy With/Without Doppler Activity , Arthritis Res Ther; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Tersley, et al

Cortical Interruptions in Finger Joints in RA, J Bone Miner Res; 2018 Sep; Peters, et al

FDA Actions

FDA Approves Subcutaneous Actemra for Active SJIA, PharmaLive news release; 2018 Sep 13

FDA Approves Olumiant for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eli Lilly, Incyte news release; 2018 Jun 1

Read more in FDA Actions

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

Read more in Clinical Guidelines

Pain

Varus Thrust Linked with Worsening Knee Pain, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Sep 22; Wink, et al

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

Read more in Pain

Osteoarthritis

>50% of Arthritis Sufferers Not Being Treated, J Clin Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Theis, et al

Varus Thrust Linked with Worsening Knee Pain, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Sep 22; Wink, et al

Read more in Osteoarthritis

Gout

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

Gout Associated with Hearing Loss in Older Adults, BMC Open; ePub 2018 Aug 20; Singh, Cleveland

Read more in Gout

Osteoporosis

Lower vBMD, T2D Increased Mortality in Black Men , Osteoporos Int; 2018 Sep; Lenchik, Register, et al

Decreasing Trend of Age-Adjusted Mean BMD Observed, Osteoporos Int; ePub 2018 Aug 8; Xu, Wu

Read more in Osteoporosis

Practice Management

Effect of Pre-Appointment Consult Triage Evaluated, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Jul 12; West, et al

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

Read more in Practice Management

Mixed Topics

Patients with SSc and Pulmonary Hypertension Risk, J Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Hsu, Chung, et al

Outpatient Engagement Lowers Suicide Risk in FM, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Sep 7; McKernan, et al

Read more in Mixed Topics

Orthopedics

Patients with Diabetes Perform Worse after TKA, Arthritis Care Res; ePub 2018 Aug 29; Cheuy, et al

Psoriasis Linked with Two Foot/Ankle Conditions, RMD Open; 2018 May 21; Lewinson, et al

Read more in Orthopedics

Pediatrics

FDA Approves Subcutaneous Actemra for Active SJIA, PharmaLive news release; 2018 Sep 13

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

Read more in Pediatrics

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

Read more in Lifestyle

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patient Global Assessment Discordance in RA vs OA, Rheumatol Int; ePub 2018 Oct 6; Castrejon, et al

Chronic Lung Disease, RA, and Impact on Survival , Clin Rheumatol; ePub 2018 Oct 2; England, et al

Read more in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Read more in Spondyloarthropathies