Category Archives: Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Quick update on a couple of relevant NICE guidance points, from the BMJ: Refer any adult with persistent suspected synovitis of unknown cause. The referral should be urgent if: small joints of hands or feet are affected >1 joint is … Continue reading

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BMJ 2011: 342: 59 – 114 (8th January)

We already knew that Wakefield’s infamous theory of ‘autistic enterocolitis’ triggered by the MMR was not borne out by further research.  We already knew that his supposed discovery of measles virus in the guts of autistic children was an artefact … Continue reading

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BMJ 2010: 342:1 – 58 (1st January)

An absolute stack of useful points to start the year off.  The one that I found most important was that, in our rush to restrict prescription of NSAIDs, we may unknowingly have done more harm than good.  A study in … Continue reading

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