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Entries from January 2018

E6: Methylprednisolone and Cyclophosphamide, Alone or in Combinatinon, for Lupus Nephritis

January 31st, 2018 · Comments

Welcome back!  Before we talk about cellcept for lupus nephritis, I decided we should flash back to 1996 and discuss one of the early trials that brought us cyclophosphamide.  It's a quick discussion that will help set us up nicely for ALMS this Sunday.  Remember to follow us on Twitter @JBRheum for updates! Access the paper here.

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E5: Allopurinol at 1st Medical Contact for Acute Gout - An RCT

January 28th, 2018 · Comments

This week we'll be discussing a trial addressing a controversial topic - starting allopurinol during an acute attack of gout.  It's a short podcast on a short paper, but one that could have a big impact on your practice. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @EBRheum! Access the paper itself here.

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E4: Myeloablative SCT for Scleroderma - The SCOT Trial

January 26th, 2018 · Comments

This week we'll be discussing the recent SCOT trial, which pitting myeloablative autologous stem cell transplant against standard care of cyclophosphamide.  Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @EBRheum and checkout @RheumJC for a great online discussion of the trial! Access the paper itself here: https://tinyurl.com/y9xdkvzs

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Episode 3 - Hydroxychloroquine for Sjogrens Disease - The JOQUER RCT

January 24th, 2018 · Comments

Today we discuss the 2014 JOQUER paper, a randomized controlled trial of hydroxychloroquine (plaquenil) vs. placebo.  You can find the paper here: https://tinyurl.com/ydbb6to9

Tags: jama · acr · sjogrens · RCT

Episode 2 - The Evidence Basis for the ACR Practice Guidelines

January 11th, 2018 · Comments

Today we discuss a recent letter in JAMA-Internal medicine.  Find the original paper here and be sure to subscribe to the podcast! 

Tags: guidelines · jama · acr

Episode 1 - Introduction

January 4th, 2018 · Comments

Welcome to the Evidence Based Rheumatology Podcast!  A (very) brief introduction to the podcast.  

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