Managing patients with resistant rheumatoid arthritis
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Managing patients with resistant rheumatoid arthritis

Julie Madden Rheumatology nurse practitioner, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax

This article describes the management of patients with difficult to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Pharmacological treatment of patients using disease-modifying and biologic drugs is discussed. Clinical measures of disease activity are also described.

Nursing Standard. 22, 43, 51-57. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.


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