Rheumatology

Browse rheumatology news, education and analysis by rheumatology subsections - osteoporosis and bone disorders; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; seronegative arthritis and gout.

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Temporal arteritis can lead to blindness through the development of ocular ischaemia (Photograph: SPL)

Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis

Obesity influences rheumatoid arthritis diagnostic tests

Viewpoint: How GPs can support South Asian patients with rheumatoid arthritis

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Managing patients with gout

Osteoporosis and bone disorders

Questions on osteoporosis
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Questions on osteoporosis

Consultant Dr Mark Cooper answers GP Dr Rajiv Ghurye's questions on managing osteoporosis

Evidence base: Osteoporosis

Evidence base: Osteoporosis

A summary of the evidence behind the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis

Clinical Review: Osteoporosis
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Clinical Review: Osteoporosis

A clinical review of the aetiology, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis. By...

Osteoarthritis

Musculoskeletal - Osteoarthritis of the hand

Musculoskeletal - Osteoarthritis of the hand

The joints most affected by osteoarthritis and how to manage them. By Mr Jeremy Field.

Osteoarthritis - Clinical review
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Osteoarthritis - Clinical review

Contributed by Mr Abdul Waheed, Mr George Dowd, Mr Howard Ware.

The basics - Osteoarthritis

The basics - Osteoarthritis

A common disease in an ageing population, OA can be rewarding to diagnose and treat,...

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical review

Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical review

The epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,...

Timely diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Timely diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Given the importance of early recognition in rheumatoid arthritis, the most accurate...

Smoking and rheumatoid arthritis

Smoking and rheumatoid arthritis

Dr Helen Harris investigated the awareness of a link between smoking and rheumatoid...

Gout

Enriched milk could lessen gout pain

Enriched milk could lessen gout pain

Gout flare-ups and pain could be reduced by a daily dose of enriched milk, research...

Clinical Review: Managing gout
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Clinical Review: Managing gout

Contributed by Dr Helen Harris, consultant rheumatologist, Whyteman's Brae Hospital,...

MIMS bulletin to highlight musculoskeletal drug 'firsts'

MIMS bulletin to highlight musculoskeletal drug 'firsts'

The next issue of MIMS Spotlight will highlight major recent drug launches in the...

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