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RheumNow Podcast - 2019 Rheumatology Year in Review

Dr. Jack Cush reviews his highlight news from 2019 on

Topics covered in this annual review include:

  • Superheroes lost – Drs. Gerald Weissman, Charles Christian, Cal Brown
  • Venous thromboembolic events and JAKs
  • Free Medical Tuition
  • Women in Rheumatology -5
  • 52 New drug Approvals in 2019
  • 330 drugs with a 2020 price hike
  • MTX: What's old is new
  • EMRs are the downfall of doctors, nurses and medicine
  • Scleroderma disappointments – tocilizumab and nintedanib
  • Novel new treatments – Vagal nerve stimulation, Recombinant urate degrading enzyme, new SLE Rx
  • Pitfalls of SI MRI
  • The Boom of Shingrix
  • Low dose prednisone
  • Newer Tests – NXP2, TIFF1, MDA-5
  • RheumNow.Live


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