Position Statements and other Clinical Recommendations

 

Rheumatoid arthritis: getting the facts straight about methotrexate

Dr Mona Marabani leads an interdisciplinary discussion about why early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for improved health outcomes for people with rheumatoid arthritis, and how good communication and collaborative care can help patients get the most out of methotrexate treatment.  For CPD certification, click on the link below.

https://learn.nps.org.au/course/view.php?id=540

 

 

Position Statements

 

AOA/ARA Position Statement on stem cell therapy.
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ARA Position Statement on the introduction of biosimilars for the treatment of rheumatic diseases.
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ARA Position Statement on the use of medicinal cannabis for musculoskeletal pain.
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Low Dose Once-weekly Methotrexate Information

Notes for prescribers of low dose once weekly methotrexate
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Notes on the Management of low dose Methotrexate in Hospitals and other Health Care Facilities
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Self-Injecting Methotrexate for the Treatment of Arthritis
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Pregnancy Prescribing Information

Prescriber’s information on Medications for Rheumatic Diseases in Pregnancy¬†
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Fertility Preservation Guidelines

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Updated RACGP Guideline for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (Second Edition)
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Osteoarthritis of the Knee Clinical Care Standard May 2017
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Screening for LTBI and its management in inflammatory arthritis patients

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Telehealth Information

Australian Rheumatology Assocation Guide to Telehealth
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