Delay in initiation of DMARD or anti-inflammatory therapy in patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: An analysis of United States Military Health System TRICARE beneficiaries
作者: Linda KimseyJoel S. WeissmanAvni PatelAllison DrewTracey KoehlmoosJeffrey A. Sparks
作者单位: 1Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, United States
2Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
3Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, United States
刊名: Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 2019, Vol.48 (5), pp.821-827
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2018.07.003
关键词: Rheumatoid arthritisDelays in careTricareOpioidsNSAIDS
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objective(#br)To investigate factors associated with delay in initiation of initial disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) in patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).(#br)Methods(#br)We performed a retrospective cohort descriptive study using administrative data from the US military's TRICARE program (2007–2012). We identified incident RA cases using billing codes and initial DMARD receipt using prescription fill date. We quantified the time between RA presentation and initial DMARD receipt, evaluated temporal changes in delay over the study period, and investigated predictors of treatment delay (> 90 days) using logistic regression.(#br)Results(#br)We identified 16,680 patients with incident RA that were prescribed DMARDs and mean age was 47.2 (SD 13.5)...
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影响因子:3.806 (2012)

  • arthritis 关节炎
  • rheumatoid 患风湿病的
  • antirheumatic 抗风湿药
  • presentation 提示
  • newly 重新
  • initial 开首字母
  • receipt 收据
  • prescribed 法定
  • initiation 创始
  • delay 延时