Title

Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

November 6, 2015

Last Updated Month/Year

November 18, 2022

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To develop a new evidenceā€based, pharmacologic treatment guideline for rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

 

Target Patient Population

Adult patients with RA

Target Provider Population

All clinicians who manage adult patients with RA

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Long term care, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Assessment and screening, Prevention, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D001172 - Arthritis, Rheumatoid

Keywords

rheumatoid arthritis, RA

Source Citation

Singh, J.A., Saag, K.G., Bridges, S.L., Jr., Akl, E.A., Bannuru, R.R., Sullivan, M.C., Vaysbrot, E., McNaughton, C., Osani, M., Shmerling, R.H., Curtis, J.R., Furst, D.E., Parks, D., Kavanaugh, A., O'Dell, J., King, C., Leong, A., Matteson, E.L., Schousboe, J.T., Drevlow, B., Ginsberg, S., Grober, J., St.Clair, E.W., Tindall, E., Miller, A.S. and McAlindon, T. (2016), 2015 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatology, 68: 1-26. doi:10.1002/art.39480

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Data Supplement

Methodology

Number of Source Documents
160
Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 2009
Literature Search End Date
September 17, 2014