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Postural Hypotension

Well there’s rarely a dull day here at the moment, after lunch Tuesday with my lovely Dad I had nothing else on all week which is so welcome, my spoons were vanishing, need sleep! 225 more words

Arthritis

Get Well Soon Doc! 

I know I’ve mentioned in blogs before that I’m extremely fortunate to have a wonderful GP, she knows me well, is incredibly supportive and I’d be lost without her. 467 more words

Arthritis

Adult-Onset Still Disease

The adult-onset Still disease triad:  fever, arthralgias and an evanescent rash.

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Inpatient Medicine

Urate-Lowering Therapy May Lower Cardiovascular Risk

Hyperuricemia is associated with risk for CVD, and many studies show excess risk (CVD and all-cause mortality) for men with gout.

n = 40,000

2646 had gout, 55% of which were txed with urate-lowering therapy, 45% untreated… 63 more words

Pharmacology / Meds

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis - The 3% Rule

~ 3% of patients with psoriasis have psoriatic arthritis and ~ 3% will
develop it annually

Clinical Question:
How common is psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis and how often will they develop arthritis? 98 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine