The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) have jointly developed the first European guidelines for the transition of younger patients from pediatric to adult rheumatic care.
Tocilizumab treatment weekly or every other week for 52 weeks with a 26-week prednisone taper was superior to a short and long course of tapered prednisone treatment in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA).
Value-based pricing is a practical cost-saving method for challenging the current basis used to determine how much patients pay for prescription medications, according to a new policy adopted by the American Medical Association.
The certification through portfolio
process can be used to promote
the rheumatology nurse’s professional
development and performance,
said Sheree C. Carter, PhD, RN,
at the 2015 Annual Conference of the
Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS).