Robert H Shmerling
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Does this patient have temporal arteritis?Gerald W Smetana
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
JAMA 287:92-101. 2002..The diagnostic value of particular signs and symptoms among patients with suspected TA is unknown...
- Management of gout: a 57-year-old man with a history of podagra, hyperuricemia, and mild renal insufficiencyRobert H Shmerling
Division of Rheumatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
JAMA 308:2133-41. 2012..In the near future, it is likely that new risk factors for gout will be identified and new ways of preventing and managing this common disease will become available...
- An 81-year-old woman with temporal arteritisRobert H Shmerling
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
JAMA 295:2525-34. 2006
- Diagnostic tests for rheumatic disease: clinical utility revisitedRobert H Shmerling
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, USA
South Med J 98:704-11; quiz 712-3, 728. 2005..Anticitrullinated cyclic protein (anti-CCP), a newly described autoantibody that may be highly specific for rheumatoid arthritis, requires additional study as its utility in clinical practice is uncertain...
- Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older populationSuzanne G Leveille
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009..Chronic pain is a major contributor to disability in older adults; however, the potential role of chronic pain as a risk factor for falls is poorly understood...
- Screening for statin-related toxicity: the yield of transaminase and creatine kinase measurements in a primary care settingC Christopher Smith
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:688-92. 2003..We performed a study to determine the yield of routine screening of aminotransferase and CK levels among patients taking statins...
- Pain quality descriptors in community-dwelling older adults with nonmalignant painManu Thakral
aGroup Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USAbCollege of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, USAcCenter for Pain Research on Impact, Measurement and Effectiveness, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USAdDepartment of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USAeDivision of Rheumatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USAfSpaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USAgDepartments of Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Pain 157:2834-2842. 2016..Future research is needed to investigate the physiological mechanisms responsible for the variability in pain qualities endorsed by older adults...
- Using antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing to diagnose vasculitis: can test-ordering guidelines improve diagnostic accuracy?Lisa A Mandl
Robert B Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disease Center, Boston, Mass, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:1509-14. 2002..It is unclear how accurate ANCA measurement is for diagnosing AAV in diverse populations or whether proposed ANCA test-ordering guidelines improve test performance...
- Tender point count, pain, and mobility in the older population: the mobilize Boston studyLaura H P Eggermont
Alzheimer s Disease Clinical and Research Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Pain 11:62-70. 2010..47, 95%CI, 1.09-5.62). These findings portray a significant mobility burden related to tender-point count and multisite and widespread pain in the older population. Future studies using longitudinal methods are warranted...
- Autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus--there before you know itRobert H Shmerling
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 349:1499-500. 2003