The need for aggressive therapy of rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={The need for aggressive therapy of rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={KennethR. Wilske and Louis A Healey},
  journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America},
  volume={19 1},
We are on the threshold of a new era in the treatment of RA if we learn from the experience of the past and utilize new techniques and therapeutic modalities that the future will bring. New strategies and treatment of RA in the future will need to include earlier recognition of progressive disease, earlier interventions, new preparations for use in therapeutic armamentarium, combinations of agents, and monitoring of long-term outcomes to assess results over 5 to 10 years. There is always… CONTINUE READING