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24 September 2018
Gateshead Library - Wailes / Dodds room - Satnav: NE8 4LN

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PMRGCAuk Video: What is causing GCA?
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Useful Medical Information

BSR & BHPR Guidelines for the Management of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

These guidelines were prepared by a working group consisting of members of the rheumatology and general practice communities, together with patient representatives. They are now officially accepted as BSR guidelines

BSR & BHPR Guidelines for the Management of Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA

These guidelines were prepared by a working group consisting of members of the rheumatology and general practice communities, together with patient representatives. They are now officially accepted as BSR guidelines.

Steroids and what they do

A narrative written by a patient for patients.

GCA review March 2013

Giant cell arteritis: a review

The Burden of Polymyalgia Rheumatica

 An informative document by Bhaskar Dasgupta

Pharmacotherapy in GCA & PMR

An interesting presentation from guest speaker Dr Tristan P. Learoyd PhD MRPharmS

What Time to Take Prednisolone

An article by a patient for patients.

Methotrexate

A narrative  regarding the use of Methotrexate in the treatment of PMR

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