Better CVD Guidelines Urged for Patients with RA

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis should be counseled about CVD risk.

High quality guidelines and quality measures for prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) specifically in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are lacking, according to Canadian researchers. They address gaps in CVD prevention guideline recommendations and quality indicators as discovered by systematic review of the literature. Their findings appear in Arthritis Care and Research .

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