Cover: Systematic Review of Combination DMARD Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Systematic Review of Combination DMARD Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

by Ineke van Beusekom, Catherine MacLean, C. F. Allaart, Ferdinand Breedveld

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Abstract

This review is part of a study for the Dutch Health Care Insurance Council to develop a generic method for examining combinations of medications. The study uses the RAND Appropriateness Method to determine where clinical research on pharmaceutical combinations is needed by evaluating the existing published evidence and clinical expertise about the use of these combinations. This generic method is to be pilot-tested by addressing the problem of prioritizing clinical research on combination medications for rheumatoid arthritis.

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