Correlation between rheumatoid arthritis with risk for cardiovascular disease and prescription patterns of antirheumatic drugs in taiwan.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: WU, Chun-Nan (Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung 402, Taiwan, Pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chun-Nan Wu: Department of Pharmacy, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Chien-Ying Lee: Department of Pharmacology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China;Department of Pharmacy, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Kuang-Hua Huang: Department of Health Service Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    As patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD).

    Purpose

    The aim of this study is to investigate the correlation between patients with RA and the risk for CVD and prescription patterns of antirheumatic drugs.

    Methods

    The study was a retrospective study which based on the National Health..

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