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A study was conducted to develop criteria for clinical remission in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Data were provided by 35 rheumatologists on 175 RA patients considered to be in complete remission (with or without antirheumatic therapy) and 169 RA patients in partial remission or with active disease. Six criteria yielded optimal discrimination: morning(More)
The benefit-to-risk ratios of fenoprofen (2.4 gm/day) and aspirin (3.9 gm/day) were compared in a randomized, double-blind, 26-week parallel study involving 216 patients. Criteria for inclusion, exclusion, subjective, and objective evaluations were based on the PMA-FDA Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Clinical Testing Guidelines. Thirty-four of 109(More)
Broken cloud fields create mosaic radiative landscapes with interchanging cloud-shaded and sunlit areas. While clouds attenuate solar radiation incident on cloud-shaded areas, sunlit ground surfaces may actually receive more irradiance than under a clear sky due to light scattering and reflection from neighboring clouds. In this paper, we studied these two(More)