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Reducing Your Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are no guidelines to reduce your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis because the exact cause is not known.

Revision Information

  • Arthritis Foundation website. Available at: http://www.arthritis.org/ .

  • Cecil Textbook of Medicine . 21st ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Company; 2000.

  • Conn’s Current Therapy . 54th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Company; 2002.

  • Ferri F, ed. Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2010. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier; 2009.

  • Firestein G, Kelley W. Kelley’s Textbook of Rheumatology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2008.

  • Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Textbook of Internal Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2008.

  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/ .