Characterization of patients with arthritis referred for gold therapy in the era of biologics.

@article{Cheung2012CharacterizationOP,
  title={Characterization of patients with arthritis referred for gold therapy in the era of biologics.},
  author={Jessica M Cheung and Debra Scarsbrook and Alice V Klinkhoff},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={716-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics of patients referred for gold therapy and determine the reason for referral. METHODS We conducted a chart review of patients referred for gold at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program, Vancouver, Canada, from July 2007 to July 2009. RESULTS The sample included 69 female and 12 male patients. Diagnosis was… CONTINUE READING