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The importance of the disease process and disease-modifying antirheumatic drug treatment in the development of septic arthritis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Oct 2, 2007

Christopher J EdwardsN K Arden

Abstract

To evaluate the effect of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on the likelihood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) developing septic arthritis (SA). The United Kingdom General Practice Research Database (GPRD) was used to identify adults with RA, and age-, sex-, and p...read more

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Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Penicillamine
Predonine
Antirheumatic Agents
Sulfasalazin medac
Prednisolone
Family Medicine (Field)
Acute Suppurative Arthritis due to Bacteria
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis, Bacterial
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The importance of the disease process and disease-modifying antirheumatic drug treatment in the development of septic arthritis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Oct 2, 2007

Christopher J EdwardsN K Arden

PMID: 17907232

DOI: 10.1002/art.23003

Abstract

To evaluate the effect of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on the likelihood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) developing septic arthritis (SA). The United Kingdom General Practice Research Database (GPRD) was used to identify adults with RA, and age-, sex-, and p...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Penicillamine
Predonine
Antirheumatic Agents
Sulfasalazin medac
Prednisolone
Family Medicine (Field)
Acute Suppurative Arthritis due to Bacteria
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis, Bacterial

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