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Six Steps to Transition Teen Patients to Adult Healthcare

Pediatric patients often go without proper guidance when transitioning to adult healthcare. Report addresses six core elements and three transition phases.  (©MonkeyBusinessImages/Shutterstock.com)
 

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Deborah Symmons, M.D.

Smoking and rheumatoid arthritis are intertwined. In this Q&A, Deborah Symmons, M.D., of the University of Manchester discusses the research on smoking and rheumatoid arthritis.

Andrew Lumpe Ph.D.

It was "like a truck had run over me," says Andrew Lumpe, Ph.D., a patient who shares his experience with methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis.

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Pharmacists and healthcare workers can improve adherence to biologics with better patient education.

Tofacitinib associated with double the rate of herpes zoster infection as compared to other biologics.

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Report in Arthritis & Rheumatology highlights important considerations for transitioning patients from pediatric to adult care.

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The little-understood antibody immunoglobulin E (IgE) plays a previously unknown role in systemic lupus erythematosus, study in Nature Immunology finds.

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Clinicians should pay more attention to neurological signs in patients with high-activity primary Sjogren’s Syndrome or those with prior neurological involvements.

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