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Meeting Highlights from American College of Rheumatology 2016 Annual Meeting

Meeting Information

November 11-16, 2016
Walter E Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

More than 16,000 professionals attend high impact educational sessions that address the latest science and best practices presented through peer-reviewed and selected clinical and scientific abstracts.

From this Meeting:

Learn more about how central sensitization affects osteoarthritis-related knee pain.
A high dose of combination therapy: a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and tumor necrosis factor-inhibitor (TNFi) appear to stall the progression of painful ankylosing spondylitis.
PROMIS May Deliver Meaningful Interpretation of Pain Relief, assisting clinician's with an effective method for evaluating the value of pain treatments for knee osteoarthritis; the approach has clinicians to assess and employ minimally important differences in 4 key outcomes
Some, but not all, patients with rheumatoid arthritis will indeed benefit from tapering their medication. Those who go into remission early are best suited to have medication tapered.
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