Rheumatology training

Discover rheumatology through informative videos and expert insights. Learn about musculoskeletal disorders, joint health, and the latest advancements in rheumatic disease management.

Rheumatology is a medical specialty that focuses on the study and treatment of disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system, particularly autoimmune and inflammatory conditions. Rheumatologists, specialists in this field, address conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and ankylosing spondylitis. They utilize diagnostic tools, including blood tests and imaging studies, to assess and manage autoimmune disorders that affect joints, muscles, and connective tissues.

Rheumatology plays a crucial role in improving the quality of life for individuals with rheumatic diseases, often involving long-term and multidisciplinary management. Rheumatologists collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons, to provide comprehensive care. The field continues to evolve with advancements in immunology and targeted therapies, offering new treatment options and improved outcomes for patients with rheumatic conditions.

Association of Low Dose Hydroxychloroquine with...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Dr. Yuz Yusof talks with Dr. Jacquelyn Nestor at ACR22 Convergence - Association of Low Dose Hydroxychloroquine with Severe SLE Flare

RNL 2021 - EULAR 2019 and ACR 2020 RA Treatment...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Treatment guidelines for Rheumatoid Arthritis by Dr Alan Matsumoto

EULAR School of Rheumatology: Principles of the...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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The principles of the musculoskeletal history and examination cover the key principles and techniques involved in the enquiry and examination of a person with musculoskeletal symptoms. 

EULAR School of Rheumatology: The GALS Screen...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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The GALS (G=gait, A=arms, L=legs, S=spine) is a validated screen for quick but efficient assessment of a person's musculoskeletal system and for their ability to undertake activities of daily living....

What everyone working with back pain needs to...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a rare condition that affects the nerves in the spine supplying the bladder, bowel and sexual function. Identification and subsequent urgent action is required to avoid...

The NHS Long Term Plan and rheumatoid arthritis:...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Whilst care for the over 400,000 people diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has improved over recent years, there are still high levels of unmet need and patients not receiving optimal treatment...

The British Society for Rheumatology’s Choosing...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Choosing Wisely UK is part of a global initiative which aims to reduce unnecessary tests and treatment by promoting shared decision-making conversations between patients and their healthcare professionals....

Managing women of child bearing potential living...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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This webinar covers why it is important to appropriately plan a patient’s pregnancy journey, to minimise disease activity to ensure an optimal outcome for mother and baby, and how healthcare professionals...

Best Practices for Virtual Care: A Consensus...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Best Practices for Virtual Care: A Consensus Statement From the Canadian Rheumatology Association.   Claire E.H. Barber, Deborah M. Levy, Vandana Ahluwalia, Arielle Mendel, Regina Taylor-Gjevre, Tommy...

Editor's Picks Spotlight: Risk Factors for Rheumatoid...

Specialty:  Rheumatology
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Demographic, Lifestyle, and Serologic Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)–associated Bronchiectasis: Role of RA-related Autoantibodies Gregory McDermott, Ritu Gill, Staci Gagne, Suzanne Byrne,...