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Teriparatide in for Treatment of Diabetic Chronic Charcot's Neuroarthropathy Treatment

Charcot neuroarthropathy of foot involves demineralization of foot bones causing fractures and deformities. Except for effective off-loading,...

17 Jan, 2019

 
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Increased CCP Levels Elevates Risk of Progression to RA

A recent retrospective study assessing the risk of progression to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients who were cyclic citrullinated antibody...

07 Jan, 2019

 
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Platelet Distribution Width and Platelet Count May Detect DSSI after ORIF in Traumatic Limb Fractures

Deep surgical site infection (DSSI) is one of the most serious complications after open induction internal fixation (ORIF) for traumatic limb...

04 Jan, 2019

 
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Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs Coumadin in Patients with Hip Fractures

A recent retrospective cohort analysis compared the impact of direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) with Coumadin (COU) intake in patients suffering hip...

04 Jan, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Adalimumab Treatment Demonstrates Long-term Safety Profile in Japanese Patients with RA

This study determined the incidence of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and factors associated with the safety and efficacy of adalimumab in Japanese...

Continuing versus Withdrawing Adalimumab Therapy in Patients with Active Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

ABILITY-3 study is a randomized controlled trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of continuing versus withdrawing adalimumab therapy in patients...

Post-Hip Fracture, Alendronate Treatment is Associated with Reduced Cardiovascular Risk

This is the first large contemporary analysis of real-world clinical practice that compared the risk of cardiovascular events among hip fracture...

Intranasal Salmon Calcitonin Effectively Reduces Pain Due to Spinal Collapse

This trial assessed the effect of intranasal salmon calcitonin in patients with fractures of spinal vertebrae.  Salmon calcitonin significantly...

Patient Education

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. This leaflet gives an...

Food Rich in Calcium and Vitamin D

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D may help prevent bones from becoming weak and less likely to fracture.  This article gives a list of food...

Calcium – Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance

Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their roles in maintaining bone health. This article gives comprehensive...

Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden and severe episodes of pain, redness, stiffness and swelling of joints because of high levels of...

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ABC of Anti-infectives : A Handbook on Anti-infective Armamentarium

ABC of Anti-Infectives describes in brief the various principles of anti-infective therapy, including the mechanism of action, indications and...

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Recommendations for Up & Downscaling of Methotrexate Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate (MTX) is the first-line treatment for early and clearly defined rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This presentation summarizes the...

 
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Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis

This slide set covers the common musculoskeletal manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and its management. The spectrum of these...

 
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ACR 2015 Recommendations for the use of Non-biologic & Biologic DMARDs in RA

Majority of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of RA use nonbiologic DMARDs. The rate of biologic DMARDs use in RA treatment is also rising rapidly...

 
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Myositis Specific and Associated Antibodies

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) constitute a heterogeneous group of chronic systemic autoimmune diseases with high morbidity and...

 
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Poll

Which of the following bisphosphonate is preferred as first line treatment of osteoporosis-
Alendronate
75% (3 votes)
Risedronate
0% (0 votes)
Ibandronate
0% (0 votes)
Zoledronic acid
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4