In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in rheumatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Team-based health care improves patient outcomes, physician well-being

September 18, 2018
Implementing optimal team-based health care is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, the efficiency of care and the well-being and…
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Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
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EULAR recommends against treating hand OA with conventional, biologic DMARDs

September 18, 2018
EULAR has for the first time updated its 2007 recommendations for the management of hand osteoarthritis, including a new warning against treatment…
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Drug prices rise twice as fast during shortages

September 17, 2018
During a shortage, drug prices increase two times as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage, according to findings published in…
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CANTOS: Quarterly canakinumab reduced risk of gout attack by half

September 17, 2018
Canakinumab administered every 3 months at varying dosages was linked to a significantly reduced risk for gout attacks, without changing…
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Patients with systemic sclerosis, SLE overlap younger at diagnosis, lack skin symptoms

September 17, 2018
Patients with systemic sclerosis that overlaps with systemic lupus erythematous are generally younger at the time of diagnosis, more frequently…
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Disease activity, corticosteroids raise risk for preterm delivery in pregnant women with RA, JIA

September 13, 2018
The increased risk for preterm delivery among pregnant woman with rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis is partially tied to…
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Older men with symptomatic, radiographic knee OA at greater risk for injurious falls

September 12, 2018
Symptomatic, radiographic knee osteoarthritis is independently associated with an increased risk for medically-treated injurious falls among older…
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Patients with multiple prescribers more likely to seek ‘high-risk’ prescriptions

September 12, 2018
Lower continuity of prescribing, as measured by the continuity of care index, was strongly linked to the likelihood for filling high-risk opioid…
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Depression may increase systemic lupus erythematosus risk

September 12, 2018
Results from a 20-year cohort study revealed that women with a history of depression had a more than twofold increased risk for systemic lupus…