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An audit of the use of hydroxychloroquine in rheumatology clinics

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Objectives To audit the use, indications, complications and patient information regarding hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) treatment in rheumatology clinics in a tertiary referral centre. Methods During a 9-month period, we identified all patients prescribed HCQ and attending rheumatology clinics in one hospital. We established: (1) the indication for HCQ (2) the prevalence of HCQ overdosing based on absolute body weight (ABW) (3) documentation of warning of risk of... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/rap/rky013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
Merton College
ORCID:
0000-0002-0424-5852
Gourier, H More by this author
Brooks, EE More by this author
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Rheumatology Advances in Practice Journal website
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2
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1
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Article: rky013
Publication date:
2018-05-08
Acceptance date:
2018-05-01
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ISSN:
2514-1775
Pubs id:
pubs:848086
URN:
uri:29faec0f-4b74-4b4c-9d20-e1f372ccb98e
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uuid:29faec0f-4b74-4b4c-9d20-e1f372ccb98e
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pubs:848086

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