Consistent use of patient questionnaires in routine rheumatology practice can add quantitative assessment to standard clinical care, thereby helping rheumatologists
to document, track, and improve the care they provide.
WASHINGTON -- Endocrinologists and rheumatologists
are the most aggressive specialists when it comes to the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis, Tiffany Karas, M.
It's time for rheumatologists
to recognize and act on the fact that what we have been doing so far to manage fibromyalgia patients has not worked well.
A: A variety of specialists treat osteoporosis, including endocrinologists, rheumatologists
, gynecologists, internists and other primary care physicians.
have called for extra funding for arthritis services.
are the leaders in OA treatment and research.
Medicare's new payment schedule may leave some rheumatologists
- and people with arthritis - out in the cold, according to this doctor.
rate their satisfaction with Benlysta an 8.
A 2005 ACR workforce study examining the number of adult practicing rheumatologists
in the United States estimated there to be roughly 1.
SAN DIEGO--A high percentage of gout patients treated by rheumatologists
do not meet the treatment goals established by the American College of Rheumatology, even after 6 months of higher-dose urate-lowering therapy, results from a national survey found.
A link to a 22-question Web-based survey that could be completed in 10-15 minutes was sent to 1,289 pediatricians, pediatric rheumatologists
, sports medicine physicians, pediatric surgeons, and pediatric orthopedic surgeons Eighty-four e-mails were returned as "undeliverable.
The primary care physicians refer mainly to pediatric rheumatologists
(92% of pediatricians and 76% of family physicians).