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Acetaminophen useless for OA: network meta-analysis

Diclofenac came out on top, but all NSAIDs showed expected harms.

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What's the best tool to prevent opioid-induced constipation?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Res Ther
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Obese axial spondyloarthritis patients less likely to respond to TNFis

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arch Phys Med Rehabil
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Meta-analysis finds soft braces effective for knee osteoarthritis

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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Multimodal strategy improves accountability in opioid prescribing

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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What do we know about tapering opioid therapy?

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ Open
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Environmental barriers keep elders with arthritis indoors

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Rheumatol
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Hyperuricemia in RA may help explain high heart disease rates

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  • Clinical Essentials from Medicine (Baltimore)
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CVD in inflammatory disease

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Demand for primary care physicians is increasing their pay

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New standardized form eases patient record requests

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Former USC medical dean in drug scandal

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Time to understand ACI

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Industry payments affect patient perception

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Records requests still a headache

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetologia
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Adiponectin predicts fracture in type 2 diabetes

Potentially helpful in a population where BMD is a poor predictor.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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BMD is powerful predictor of hip fracture in 25-y follow-up

Even more predictive than age.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
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Baseline childhood lupus characteristics predict long-term disease activity

Childhood lupus features also predict course of organ damage.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Rheumatol
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Refractory RA: pain, fatigue, mental health improve after rituximab

Even in many who had not improved with TNFi.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
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Lupus: less damage, good disease control with restricted prednisone

Lowering the risk of steroid-related sequelae.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol
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Do your psoriasis patients suffer from migraines?

Migraine more common among psoriasis patients

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Dermatol
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Should you vaccinate psoriasis patients for herpes zoster?

Psoriasis patients on tofacitinib at higher risk for herpes zoster

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Rheum Dis
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ACS risk gap in RA stubbornly persists, despite overall population-wide declines

And despite a recent push for aggressive RA treatment upon diagnosis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
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RA: stopping TNFi often leads to worse patient-reported outcomes

Improvement may be with resumption of TNFi.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Gen Intern Med
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Hypnotic suggestion and mindfulness help patients cope with pain

A novel approach to reducing opioid use and abuse potential.

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Joint and Bone Disease Vitals for July 2017
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Joint and Bone Disease Vitals for July 2017

Carotid plaque severity greater with RA | 2010 ACR/EULAR criteria often miss the diagnosis | Elderly RA patients may be getting inappropriate opioid prescriptions.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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RA: poor treatment response in first year linked to much higher risk of new diabetes

Tight disease control shortly after RA diagnosis may have wider implications.

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Heparin + aspirin improves live birth in women with APS and recurrent pregnancy loss | ISTH
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Heparin + aspirin improves live birth in women with APS and recurrent pregnancy loss | ISTH

The pooled OR for live birth was 2.28 in favor of aspirin + heparin compared to aspirin alone.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Psychiatry
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Treating opioid withdrawal: a better way

Tramadol ER may strike a balance between current medications.

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