Items Tagged ‘corticosteroid use’

September 6, 2012

Infections In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients—Study Finds Way to Pinpoint Risk

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A Mayo Clinic study finds that a risk score can be developed to predict a patient’s chances of having serious infections. The score uses information about how rheumatoid arthritis is affecting a patient, plus factors including age, corticosteroid use and the presence of other illnesses…”Using a risk score in this way can alert physicians that […]

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Tags: corticosteroid use, Dr. Eric Matteson, Medical Xpress, rheumatoid arthritis

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