Friday, 10 Apr 2020


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08 Aug 2019 Social Patients w/ pain, fatigue & myalgias should be #FM; but rarely could be Macrophagic myofasciitis -- rare myopathy manifest as "algias", weakness, fatigue, fever, & muscle tenderness. Dx by biopsy of vaccinated muscle showing PAS+ macrophages w/ aluminum
08 Sep 2017 Social 192 Chronic fatigue pts show high TGF-B,low resistin, 17 cytokines correlate w/ activity(CXCL*, GF, IL-4/5/7/13/17F)
01 Aug 2016 Social Muscle relaxants give short term relief in acute LBP, but unproven for chronic LBP. Benzodiazepines not effective.
12 Nov 2019 Social RT @synovialjoints: Quote of the day from David Borenstein at #ACR19 “Low back and neck pain are second only to the cold the most common af…
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: So this meta-analysis reports that vitamin D helps in fibromyalgia but no details on dose or blinding #ACR17 #149 @Rhe…
16 Mar 2016 Social Manage your disease, not like a pro. Instead like a CEO! RheumNow presents a different approach for MDs & Patients
04 Dec 2017 Social TWO simple tests to diagnose #Fibromyalgia in primary care: 1) for tenderness to digital pressure at 10 body sites;…
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy both improve chronic pain. Dr. Chiaramonte @RheumNow…
14 Jun 2018 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: Plata. No improvement in outcome measures Vitamin D3 in patients with Fibromyalgia in a double blind placebo controlled…
14 May 2019 Social overall prevalence of low back pain among US workers is 26.4%, with 5.6% having severe LBP, according to May 14th Annals of Internal Medicine.
02 Dec 2015 Social 6710 ER visits for acute abdominal pain in 61% whites, 20% blacks, 14% hispanics - NONwhites had <30% less analgesia
28 Sep 2016 Social Rheumatoid pts w/ concomitant Fibromyalgia have higher disease activity scores but lower ultrasound synovitis scores
13 Feb 2020 Social RT @uptoTate: “A CDAI of over 40 is fibromyalgia!” In regard to RA patients on therapy. Dr. Cush @RheumNow @RWCSmtg #RWCS20
08 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Small fibre neuropathy - an important factor in fibromyalgia? #ACR17 @RheumNow
02 May 2016 Social FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Commitees will meet May 3,4 to discuss long-acting Opioid REMS assure safe use
15 Dec 2016 Social Reports on Overuse of medical care doubled in last Yr. Overuse of specialty referrals, hosp, narcotics, testosterone
04 Jan 2018 Social RT @NEJM: Perspective: The Public and the #Opioid-Abuse Epidemic
26 Mar 2017 Social RT @psufka: The risk of a single 5-day opioid prescription
16 Jul 2015 Social Back pain: One of top 10 causes of disability worldwide. Highest in N. America, Australia
26 Jul 2018 Social RT @RheumNow: Physicians/NP/PA's: What pain medication do you prescribe MOST OFTEN: