Psoriatic arthritis
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Psoriatic arthritis

Julie Holdsworth Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rheumatology, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax

Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. It can be difficult to diagnose and symptoms might vary from being mild to chronic and progressive. Julie Holdsworth discusses the objectives of care management for patients with psoriatic arthritis and explains the rationale for the drugs used to treat this disease.

Nursing Standard. 18, 5, 47-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.


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