Treating early rheumatoid arthritis to target using protocolized escalation of disease-modifying antirheumatoid drugs: the influence of protocol violation on long term clinical and functional outcome
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: WABE, Nasir (University of South Australia, Pharmacy, Adelaide, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Sorish, Michael (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia)
Proudman, Susanna (Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia)
Wiese, Michael (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia)
Background: The current recommendation of rheumatoid arthritis management is using the treat to target strategy; a response-driven process of intensifying doses or adding new drugs until a pre-defined goal is reached. Though very effective, its implementation may be limited by the physician's compliance with treatment protocol.
Aim: To investigate .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.