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10 Ways to Avoid Fatal Methotrexate Errors

Three recent cases of fatal reactions to low­-dose oral methotrexate due to interactions and dosing errors highlight the need to improve safety.

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Rheumatic Diseases

Special Report recap: the current and future state of RA patient care and what PCPs will need to know to do their part.

Preventing further acute attacks and decreasing the tophi burden becomes a secondary goal.

Primary care can do more to help reduce gout morbidity, says a new review—plus 4 more studies on gout treatment and prevention.

The faster the attack is recognized and treated with medications, the easier it is to control.

Clinical presentation, history, and laboratory evaluation can make a diagnosis of gout, but crystal examination is the “gold standard.”

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How to regulate “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” is this Patient Care Special Report's domain.

Is this on your radar? A herpes zoster infection can lead to stroke in some RA patients. Learn more in this interview with Dr. Jeffrey Curtis.

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