Guidelines

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2015 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The American College of Rheumatology provides updated guidelines on managing rheumatoid arthritis. The updated guidelines focus on glucocorticoids, DMARDs, biologics, and tofacitinib, with considerations for high-risk populations, vaccination, screening for tuberculosis, and laboratory monitoring.
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Recommendations for the management of polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative

2015 international consensus recommendations on best practices for managing patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. These guidelines are intended for primary, secondary, and tertiary care physicians.
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American College of Rheumatology/Spondylitis Association of America/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network 2015 Recommendations for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis and Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) recommendations for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (SpA). The guidelines were developed with the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) and the Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network.
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Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis 2014

2014 guidelines on assessment and treatment of osteoporosis from the National Osteoporosis Foundation
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OARSI Guidelines for the Non-Surgical Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

Thirteen experts from different disciplines were gathered from 10 countries to review existing osteoarthritis guidelines and establish a definitive set. Recommendations were reviewed from previous guidelines as well as from a literature search. These guidelines encompass current recommendations for the treatment and management of knee and multiple-joint osteoarthritis.
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2013 IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for Vaccination of the Immunocompromised Host

This is an evidenced-based guideline intended for use by primary care and specialists for vaccination of immunocompromised adults and children.
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Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Consensus

Pediatric rheumatologists of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance developed a set of consensus treatment plans for new-onset polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
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EULAR Recommendations for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis With Synthetic and Biological Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs: 2013 Update

European League Against Rheumatism updated treatment recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis focusing on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and biologic agents.
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