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