Therapeutic approaches to the treatment of rheumatoid disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Successful treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis demands an understanding of the rationale, clinical use, and side effects of the various antirheumatic modalities. Most patients can be treated effectively with salicylates or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, although some with more serious disease require the addition of a slow-acting agent such as gold, d-penicillamine, or methotrexate.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • St Clair, EW; Polisson, RP

Published Date

  • March 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 70 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 285 - 304

PubMed ID

  • 3512929

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0025-7125

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0025-7125(16)30954-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States