In this activity, Dr. Fan uses a case presentation to illustrate key aspects of assessing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. He also discusses diagnosis parameters and treatment options with a goal of remission for patients with early RA.
Gout affects approximately 4% of Americans. Poorly managed patients suffer from acute attacks, disability, joint damage, and higher rates of total and cardiovascular mortality. This enduring Interactive Exchange™ features an animation on disease pathophysiology together with discussions of best practices in gout diagnosis and multimodal treatment, including new urate-lowering therapy options.
Dr. Crandall answers some frequently asked questions about osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment. She discusses the pros and cons of different diagnostic tests for osteoporosis and speaks on certain controversies regarding bone density monitoring and combination therapy.
In this activity, Dr. Dumanian will discuss the pathophysiology and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and provide with the know-how to diagnose this condition in patients. Dr. Dumanian will also outline various treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Dr. Crandall provides an evidence-based approach to controversies in osteoporosis screening and treatment, with emphasis on weighing risks and benefits of treatment. In this activity, current guidelines and recent key developments in the management of osteoporosis are reviewed.