A 42-year-old woman is evaluated for recurring pain and swelling of the left knee and right ankle that began 5 months ago. Based on a physical exam, lab results and radiographs, what is the most appropriate treatment for this patient?
13 Nov 2012
High-dose vitamin D may make falls, fractures more likely
18 May 2010
Long-term use of prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for knee osteoarthritis (OA) was associated with minimally important clinical change in stiffness, physical function, and joint space width, but not pain, a study found.
17 Mar 2015
A 79-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of progressive malaise and weakness, aching bilateral shoulders and hips, and stiffness. He recently noted aching in his jaw when chewing and reports new left-sided headaches. His erythrocyte sedimentation rate is elevated. What is the most appropriate initial management?
26 Nov 2019
A 78-year-old man with a 15-year history of osteoarthritis is evaluated for severe pain and swelling of the left knee of 4 days' duration. What is the most appropriate treatment for this patient?
26 Apr 2011
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 62-year-old man for a two-year history of enlargement and discomfort of the metacarpophalangeal joints of both hands.
5 Jun 2012
Rituximab offered some short-term benefits to patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome, but none by 24 weeks, a study found.
25 Feb 2014
A 32-year-old man is evaluated for a 10-year history of low back pain and stiffness that are alleviated with exercise and hot showers. In addition to starting an NSAID and physical therapy, what is the most appropriate treatment for this patient?
1 Feb 2011
Meet the incoming Chair-elect of the Board of Regents, the new Treasurer and new Regents who will be confirmed at Internal Medicine 2013.
1 Mar 2013
Ten recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with gout have been developed by a multinational group with the aim of improving daily clinical practice.
14 Jan 2014