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Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz: Bridging Therapy

Glucocorticoids are sometimes used as “bridging” therapy to alleviate symptoms in newly diagnosed patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prescribed a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD), until the DMARD kicks in. Test your knowledge of bridging therapy with this quiz.

Is the following statement true or false?

The American College of Rheumatology guideline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis says that low-dose glucocorticoids may be used in patients who need a bridge until realizing the benefits of DMARD therapy.