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A review of the methods used to define glucocorticoid exposure and risk attribution when investigating the risk of fracture in a rheumatoid arthritis population.

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Background

Glucocorticoid therapy is used widely in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with good efficacy but concerns about safety including fractures. Estimates of fracture risk for any given patient are complicated by the dynamic pattern of glucocorticoid use, where patients vary in their dose, duration and timing of glucocorticoid use.

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To investigate which methods are currently used to attribute fractures to glucocorticoid exposure and investig...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.bone.2016.06.001

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St Peters College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone Journal website
Volume:
90
Pages:
107-115
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-01
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ISSN:
8756-3282 and 1873-2763
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pubs:628335
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uri:d1c32646-b016-4cc5-8961-210a490207a3
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uuid:d1c32646-b016-4cc5-8961-210a490207a3
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pubs:628335

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