Musculoskeletal GPSI Dr Savita Shanbhag discusses managing patients with inflammatory arthritis.
This module will update your knowledge on managing inflammatory arthritis in primary care:
- Understanding what factors in the history or examination indicate inflammatory arthritis
- Monitoring patients who are taking DMARDS
- Managing an intercurrent illness in a patient receiving such treatment with cytokine modulators
- Using primary prevention measures to mitigate against increased cardiovascular risk
- Managing depression in patients with inflammatory arthritis