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    New medication guidelines for rheumatic disease patients having joint replacement

    June 18, 2017

June 18, 2017

New medication guidelines for rheumatic disease patients having joint replacement

In the first such collaboration of its kind, an expert panel of rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed guidelines for the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement. The guidelines aim to reduce the risk of infection after joint replacement.

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