Quality assurance study of the use of preventative therapies in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in early inflammatory arthritis: Results from the CATCH cohort Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prednisone
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care

abstract

  • Glucocorticoid therapy is frequently used in early inflammatory arthritis. The use of calcium, vitamin D or a bisphosphonate was low among chronic glucocorticoid users and illustrates the need for more diligence in patients receiving glucocorticoids to prevent GIOP.

publication date

  • September 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/rheumatology/kes079

PubMed ID

  • 22539481

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1662

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 51

number

  • 9