journal cover

Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Aug 1, 2007

Gabriela SchmajukDaniel H Solomon

Abstract

The National Committee on Quality Assurance has determined that all patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) should be treated with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Our objective was to determine the rate and predictors of DMARD use in a cohort of elderly patients with RA....read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Prescribing Patterns, Physician
Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Incidence Studies
Logistic Regression
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled
Prescription Drugs
Medicare Coding System
Quality of Health Care
Paper Details
References
  • References15
  • Citations59
12
  • References15
  • Citations59
12345...

Related Papers

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Gaps in care for rheumatoid arthritis: a population study

Arthritis and RheumatismApril 9, 2005
Diane LacailleJohn M Esdaile
Arthritis Care & Research

Quality care in seniors with new-onset rheumatoid arthritis: a Canadian perspective

Arthritis Care & ResearchSeptember 2, 2010
Jessica WiddifieldClaire Bombardier
© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved

Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Aug 1, 2007

Gabriela SchmajukDaniel H Solomon

PMID: 17665462

DOI: 10.1002/art.22890

Abstract

The National Committee on Quality Assurance has determined that all patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) should be treated with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Our objective was to determine the rate and predictors of DMARD use in a cohort of elderly patients with RA....read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Prescribing Patterns, Physician
Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Incidence Studies
Logistic Regression
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled
Prescription Drugs
Medicare Coding System
Quality of Health Care

Related Papers

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Gaps in care for rheumatoid arthritis: a population study

Arthritis and RheumatismApril 9, 2005
Diane LacailleJohn M Esdaile
Arthritis Care & Research

Quality care in seniors with new-onset rheumatoid arthritis: a Canadian perspective

Arthritis Care & ResearchSeptember 2, 2010
Jessica WiddifieldClaire Bombardier
Paper Details
References
  • References15
  • Citations59
12
  • References15
  • Citations59
12345...
/papers/treatment-of-older-adult-patients-diagnosed-with/17665462