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Combination treatment is rare in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7173.1653a (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1653
  1. Badal Pal, Consultant rheumatologist,
  2. Hussein Amlesh, Specialist registrar in rheumatology
  1. Department of Rheumatology, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT

    EDITOR—The title of Brooks's clinical review article—“Recent advances: rheumatology”—is not appropriate for the contents, which really dealt only with the therapeutics of rheumatoid arthritis rather than advances in rheumatology.2 On the topic of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs the author stated that combination treatment was now the rule rather than the exception. This assumption may not be true in many …

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