An effective medical partnership in Nagasaki, Japan for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

@article{Nakamura2016AnEM,
  title={An effective medical partnership in Nagasaki, Japan for patients with rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={H. Nakamura and N. Iwamoto and T. Matsumoto and A. Kawakami},
  journal={Modern Rheumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={878 - 884}
}
  • H. Nakamura, N. Iwamoto, +1 author A. Kawakami
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Modern Rheumatology
  • Abstract Objectives: A clear division of the roles of inpatient facilities and outpatient clinics treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is needed. To address this, we created a medical partnership between a university hospital and 43 community clinics in Nagasaki, Japan. Methods: We recruited the clinic physicians and compiled a list of the RA medications used (i.e. methotrexate [MTX], other disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs [DMARDs], and biologics). When a patient’s low disease… CONTINUE READING
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