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Musculoskeletal Network Interviews Rheumatoid Arthritis Guidelines Investigators

April 10, 2012

NORWALK, Conn., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — UBM Medica today announced that Musculoskeletal Network, an online resource for unique and efficient updates on management of musculoskeletal disorders, is following up on its coverage of newly released American College of Rheumatology (ACR) clinical recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with concise interviews of lead investigators.

The latest ACR recommendations for managing RA include standardized disease activity measures and updated guidelines for the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and biologic agents.

To provide greater insights about the revised guidelines and answer key questions, Musculoskeletal Network now offers the following podcasts:

  • Salahuddin Kazi, MD, tells why the RA assessment measures were chosen and how they will help you manage the condition.
  • What’s new in the ACR update of its 2008 guidelines on treatment, with a focus on how and when to switch between DMARDs and biologic agents, is discussed by Jasvinder Singh, MD, the principal investigator.

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