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Arthritis, rheumatism, geriatrics, cancer /

Steven McClure

Arthritis, rheumatism, geriatrics, cancer /

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Published by National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homeopathy.,
  • Geriatrics.,
  • Neoplasms -- homeotherapy.,
  • Arthritis -- homeotherapy.,
  • Rheumatic Diseases -- homeotherapy.,
  • Geriatrics.,
  • Neoplasms -- homeotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement [compiled by] Steven McClure.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53, 44, 4 p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19411399M
    LC Control Number98060133


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Phase IIa Trial of Imatnib Mesylate (Gleevec) in the Treatment of Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis – An Interim Analysis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 58(9), S October, In Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risk Factors, Health Effects and Treatment Options, the authors open by discussing discuss which bDMARDS and tsDMARDS might be preferred in particular situations, for example in the setting of previous malignancy or in those with an increased risk of is will be placed on practical solutions for the busy clinician.

Gout is a form of arthritis that occurs when too much uric acid (UA) can build up in the bloodstream. The acid turns into needle-like crystals in tissues of the body, including the joints.

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The American Rheumatism Association revised criteria for the classification of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. ;31(3)– Descriptive studies suggest that patients with seropositive RA, even if of late onset, should be managed aggressively, including use of disease-modifying anti-inflammatory drugs (DMARDs) (SOE=B).

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory disease in which more than 3 peripheral joint areas including the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints, proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints, metatarsophalangeal joints and wrists are involved (Choy and Panayi ; Fleming et al.

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