A 64 year old male presents with a symmetrical arthritis of both hands (history from the GP letter) with early morning stiffness. His X-rays of his hands done before clinic show the following: Periarticular osteoporosis of the MCP joints Erosion on the ulnar styloid Symmetrical distribution of disease Reduced joint space at the carpal bones [...]
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EMQ’s EMQ’s are being increasingly used in research and papers have recently been published on their success in the USMLE. Its likely that many medical schools will adopt this N from many approach. An EMQ is simple: its a series of typically 6-10 answers, used a number of times with different question stems.They first cropped [...]
Published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, promising trial data for the new monoclonal antibody Almetuzamab.The conclusions of the study were as follows: “ In patients with early, relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis, alemtuzumab was more effective than interferon beta-1a but was associated with autoimmunity, most seriously manifesting as immune thrombocytopenic purpura. The study [...]