Matthew C. Sullivan

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OBJECTIVE To develop a new evidence-based, pharmacologic treatment guideline for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS We conducted systematic reviews to synthesize the evidence for the benefits and harms of various treatment options. We used the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology to rate the quality of(More)
BACKGROUND Mixed depression (MxD) is narrowly defined in the DSM-IV and somewhat broader in the DSM-5, although both exclude psychomotor agitation as a diagnostic criterion. This article proposes a clinical description for defining MxD, which emphasizes psychomotor excitation. METHODS Two hundred and nineteen consecutive outpatients were diagnosed with an(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the relative efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid (IAHA) in comparison with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS We searched Medline, EMBASE, Google Scholar, ISI Web of Science, and Cochrane Database from inception until February 2013. Randomized controlled trials comparing HA with(More)
OBJECTIVES Although efficacious treatments for mood disorders are available in primary care, under-diagnosis is associated with under-treatment and poorer outcomes. This study compares the accuracy of self-administered screening tests with routine general practitioner (GP) assessment for detection of current mood disorder. METHODS 197 consecutive patients(More)
BACKGROUND Placebo controls are essential in evaluating the effectiveness of medical treatments. Although it is unclear whether different placebo interventions for osteoarthritis vary in efficacy, systematic differences would substantially affect interpretation of the results of placebo-controlled trials. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of alternative(More)
BACKGROUND We sought to test the hypothesis that antidepressants (ADs) may show preferential efficacy and safety among patients with type II bipolar disorder (BD, BD-II) more than patients with type I BD (BD-I). METHODS Patients with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, BD-I (n = 21) and BD-II (n = 49) in acute major(More)
In This Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A17 Special Articles 2015 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Jasvinder A. Singh, Kenneth G. Saag, S. Louis Bridges Jr., Elie A. Akl,(More)
OBJECTIVE Though there is no consensus on its efficacy, knee osteoarthritis is symptomatically managed with intra-articular hyaluronic acid (IAHA). Recent reports suggest that IAHA may delay the need for total knee replacement, with the magnitude of delay proportional to the number of injection series. However, the safety of repeated injection series is(More)
JASVINDER A. SINGH, KENNETH G. SAAG, S. LOUIS BRIDGES JR., ELIE A. AKL, RAVEENDHARA R. BANNURU, MATTHEW C. SULLIVAN, ELIZAVETA VAYSBROT, CHRISTINE MCNAUGHTON, MIKALA OSANI, ROBERT H. SHMERLING, JEFFREY R. CURTIS, DANIEL E. FURST, DEBORAH PARKS, ARTHUR KAVANAUGH, JAMES O’DELL, CHARLES KING, AMYE LEONG, ERIC L. MATTESON, JOHN T. SCHOUSBOE, BARBARA DREVLOW,(More)
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