Diagnosis and Management of Knee Osteoarthritis: Chinese

Diagnosis and Management of Knee Osteoarthritis: ChineseNonpharmacologic interventions include health education, medical exercise, acupuncture, massage, acupotomology, and physiotherapy. Topical …
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A Study Evaluating Adherence and Compliance of Anti-rheumatic Drugs in Women Suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis.A Study Evaluating Adherence and Compliance of Anti-rheumatic Drugs in Women Suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis.
J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 Nov;9(11):OC01-OC04
Authors: Sharma S, Roshi, Tandon VR, Mahajan A
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has always remained challenging, complex and associated with high level of non adherence, noncompliance in clinical practice.
AIM: To evaluate the satisfaction/adherence/compliance rates of most commonly prescribed anti-rheumatic drugs among Indian women.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional descriptive obser-vational study was undertaken to evaluate the adherence/compliance rates of most commonly prescribed anti-rheumatic drugs among women in a tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. Hundred women on anti rheumatic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis diagnosed by American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria were evaluated at one point analysisSee Original Article

Arrows Connect Launches First Online CPD System For Healthcare ProfessionalsArrows Connect (www.arrowsconnect.com) has launched CPD Active, a new online resource that enables all Allied Health Professionals to capture, store, maintain and present their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) profiles. The new system enables healthcare professionals, students and registrants to comply with the regulatory requirements of the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previously individuals had to compile their own manual records and files, a process that many of them found difficult to maintain to a…

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