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Self examination of Tender and Swollen Joints in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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This webinar will cover the essentials around examination of tender and swollen joints in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including the differences between clinical findings in inflammatory versus non-inflammatory arthritis, and explore the pros and cons of patient self-examination.

This webinar is given by Charlotte Sharp, who is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology and she also talks about:

  • A window of opportunity for treatment in early inflammatory arthritis
  • The importance of NICE quality statement (QS) 1 (early referral to secondary care), QS2 (early review by secondary care on receipt of referral) and QS3 (prompt initiation of DMARD therapy)
  • Benefits of early inflammatory arthritis bespoke services
  • Detail about the REMORA study, which is where the video originated from
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Charlotte Sharp
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