Synopses & Reviews
Focuses on pharmacologic treatments of RA. Detailed informaton on the various medications employed in treatment, including corticosteroids, NSAIDs, DMARDs, biologic agents, and combination therapy, is reviewed, including evidence-based data on efficacy, safety, side effects, and monitoring requirements. Clinical evaluation is presented, including lab findings, joint scoring, diagnositc criteria, and radiographic outcomes. Surgical options and the management of advanced RA are discussed.