Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatoid factor (RF)
- Anti-citrullinated protein antibody
- Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
- C-reactive protein (CRP)
Arthritis Foundation website. Available at: http://www.arthritis.org
Cecil Textbook of Medicine. 21st ed. W.B. Saunders Company; 2000.
Conn’s Current Therapy. 54th ed. W.B. Saunders Company; 2002.
DynaMed Editorial Team. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated September 3, 2010. Accessed September 10, 2010.
Firestein ED et al. Kelley’s Textbook of Rheumatology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, 2008.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov.
9/10/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Aletaha D, Neogi T, et al. 2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010;69(9):1580-1588.
4/24/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Wise JN, Weissman BN, et al. American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria for chronic foot pain. Available at: http://www.acr.org/~/media/ACR/Documents/AppCriteria/Diagnostic/ChronicFootPain.pdf. Updated 2013. Accessed April 24, 2014.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/17/2014 -
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.