The DAS28 disease-activity score has made the transition from research to clinic, but in some circumstances it may be misleading. A tool developed by a rheumatologist can help you explore how changes in components like ESR affect the score in unexpected ways.
(AUDIO) A new paradigm in pain research provides simple ways to identify patients with disorders like arthritis or lupus who won't respond to standard treatments. Pain expert Daniel Clauw MD gives the details in this podcast.
(AUDIO) What can you do when the recommended medications for fibromyalgia aren’t working? Listen to Chad Boomershine MD describe the advantages and complexities of combination drug therapy for this condition.