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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Strategies Updated in New Review

A review of the effectiveness of different rheumatoid arthritis treatments.

A new literature review updated the information on the effectiveness and safety of different classes of treatment strategies for rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

The study, “Efficacy of glucocorticoids, conventional and targeted synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: a systematic literature review informing the 2016 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis,” appeared in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Earlier diagnosis and treatment with well-defined goals have contributed to significant changes in RA treatment. And the development and introduction of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) have added to this treatment revolution.

Despite this progress, better treatment strategies are needed. Clinicians would benefit from practical recommendations based on the latest evidence, which would help achieve a better application of the available treatments.

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