Arthritis Care & Research

Cover image for Vol. 69 Issue 3

Edited By: Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH

Online ISSN: 2151-4658

Associated Title(s): Arthritis & Rheumatology

Editor's Pick Articles

Archived Editor's Pick articles:

March 2017

Defining Arthritis for Public Health Surveillance: Methods and Estimates in Four US Population Health Surveys
Louise B. Murphy PhD, et al.

February 2017

Disease Outcomes in Glucocorticosteroid-Naive Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Barry J. Sheane, et al.

January 2017

Secular Changes in Clinical Features at Presentation of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Increase in Comorbidity But Improved Inflammatory States
Elena Nikiphorou, et al.

December 2016

Number of Persons With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis in the US: Impact of Race and Ethnicity, Age, Sex, and Obesity
Bhushan R. Deshpande, et al.

November 2016

Biopsychosocial Influence on Shoulder Pain: Effect of Genetic and Psychological Combinations on 12-Month Postoperative Pain and Disability Outcomes
Steven Z. George, et al.

October 2016

Prevention of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis by Moderate Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Females
Jos Runhaar, et al.

September 2016

A Comparison of Gait Characteristics Between Patients With Nontraumatic and Posttraumatic Medial Knee Osteoarthritis
Shawn M. Robbins, et al.

August 2016

Remaining Pain in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated With Methotrexate
Reem Altawil, et al.

July 2016

Examining Changes in Central and Peripheral Pain as Mediates of Fatigue Improvement: Results From the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Katie L. Druce, et al.

June 2016

Sex Variations in the Effects of Arthritis and Activity Limitation on First Heart Disease Event Occurrence in the Canadian General Population: Results From the Longitudinal National Population Health Survey
Orit Schieir, et al.

May 2016

Alternative Methods for Defining Osteoarthritis and the Impact on Estimating Prevalence in a US Population-Based Survey
Miriam G. Cisternas, et al.

April 2016

Enhanced Pain Sensitivity Among Individuals With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: Potential Sex Differences in Central Sensitization
Emily J. Bartley, et al.

March 2016

Toward Standardized Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Pediatric Rheumatology: Normal Age-Related Ultrasound Findings
Paz Collado, et al.

Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease Among Newly Diagnosed Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients: The Georgia Lupus Registry
Laura Plantinga, et al.

February 2016

Initial Benchmarking of the Quality of Medical Care in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Rina Mina, et al.

Investigations of Potential Phenotypes of Foot Osteoarthritis: Cross-Sectional Analysis From the Clinical Assessment Study of the Foot
Trishna Rathod, et al.

Risk of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis in Systemic Sclerosis: A General Population-Based Study
Sara R. Schoenfeld, et al.

January 2016

2015 American College of Rheumatology guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jasvinder A. Singh, et al.

Pain, Fatigue and Psychological Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in Childhood-Onset Lupus
Jordan T. Jones, et al.

Vitamin D Supplementation in Adolescents and Young Adults With Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus for Improvement in Disease Activity and Fatigue Scores: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Glauce L. Lima, et al.

December 2015

Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jeffrey A. Sparks, et al.

Effect of Intraarticular Corticosteroid Foot Injections on Walking Function in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Anna-Clara Esbjörnsson, et al.

Medication Nonadherence Is Associated With Increased Subsequent Acute Care Utilization Among Medicaid Beneficiaries With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Candace H. Feldman, et al.

November 2015

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study of Adalimumab in Pediatric Patients With Enthesitis-Related Arthritis
Rubén Burgos-Vargas, et al.

Symptoms of Depression and Risk of New Episodes of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Marina B. Pinheiro, et al.

Exposure to Air Pollutants and Disease Activity in Juvenile-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Elisabeth C. Fernandes, et al.

October 2015

Differential Association of Psychosocial Comorbidities With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ying L. Liu, et al.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging–Assessed Vastus Medialis Muscle Fat Content and Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis Progression: Relevance From a Clinical Trial
Jean-Pierre Raynauld, et al.

September 2015

Consistency and Utility of Data Items Across European Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Cohorts and Registers
Helga Radner, et al.

Study for Updated Gout Classification Criteria: Identification of Features to Classify Gout
William J. Taylor, et al.

August 2015

Muscle Strength Predicts changes in Physical Function in Women with SLE
James S. Andrews, et al.

Efficiency Gains for Rheumatology Consultation Using a Novel Electronic Referral System in a Safety-Net Health Setting
Meghan M. Scheibe, et al.

July 2015

Can an Intensive Diet and Exercise Program Prevent Knee Pain Among Overweight Adults at High Risk?
Daniel K. White, et al.

Expert Panel Consensus on Assessment Checklists for a Rheumatology Objective Structured Clinical Examination
Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, et al.

June 2015

Measures of Arthritis Activity Associated With Patient-Reported Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis When Assessed Prospectively Versus Retrospectively
Michael M. Ward MD, MPH, et al.

Does Combined Clinical and Ultrasound Assessment Allow Selection of Individuals With Rheumatoid Arthritis for Sustained Reduction of Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy?
Jonathan L. Marks, et al.

Body Mass Index and Functional Mobility Outcome Following Early Rehabilitation After a Total Knee Replacement: A Retrospective Study in Taiwan
Chun-de Liao, et al.

May 2015

Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women
Yang Hu, et al.

Effect of Weight Maintenance on Symptoms of Knee Osteoarthritis in Obese Patients: A Twelve-Month Randomized Controlled Trial
Robin Christensen, et al.

Relationship Between Disease Characteristics and Orofacial Manifestations in Systemic Sclerosis: Canadian Systemic Sclerosis Oral Health Study III
Murray Baro, et al.

April 2015

Disease Characteristics and Treatment Patterns in Veterans With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Concomitant Hepatitis C Infection
Patel, et al.

Association of Low Birth Weight and Preterm Birth With the Incidence of Knee and Hip Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis
Hussain, et al.

Association of Time to Kidney Transplantation With Graft Failure Among US Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease Due to Lupus Nephritis
Plantinga, et al.

March 2015

Rheumatoid Arthritis Referrals and Rheumatologist Scarcity: A Prioritization Tool
Cummins, et al.

Incidence of Giant Cell Arteritis and Characteristics of Patients: Data-Driven Analysis of Comorbidities
Petri, et al.

What Triggers an Episode of Acute Low Back Pain? A Case--Crossover Study
Steffens, et al.

February 2015

Best Practices for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in RA: a systematic Review of Guideline Recommendations and Quality Indicators
Barber, et al.

Diabetes is Associated with Increased Hand Pain in Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis: Data From a Population-Based Study
Magnusson, et al.

Mapping of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Core Set for Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody--Associated Vasculitis to the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
Milman, et al.

January 2015

Are Men at Greater Risk of Lean Mass Deficits in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Joshua F. Baker, et al.

Muscle Strength, Muscle Mass, and Physical Disability in Women With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
James S. Andrews, et al.

December 2014

Socioeconomic Disparities in the Health of African Americans With Rheumatoid Arthritis From the Southeastern United States
Baldassari, et al.

Factors Associated With Pain Experience Outcome in Knee Osteoarthritis
Rayahin, et al.

Does Increasing Steps Per Day Predict Improvement in Physical Function and Pain Interference in Adults With Fibromyalgia?†
Kaleth, et al.

November 2014

How Much Is Fatigue Explained by Standard Clinical Characteristics of Disease Activity in Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis? A Longitudinal Study ACR 14-162
Minnock, et al.

Deficits in Muscle Mass, Muscle Density, and Modified Associations With Fat in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Baker, et al.

Association of Knee Injuries With Accelerated Knee Osteoarthritis Progression: Data From the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Driban, et al.

October 2014

Contributions of Familial Rheumatoid Arthritis or Lupus and Environmental Factors to Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women: A Prospective Cohort Study
Sparks, et al.

Risk Factors for Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Exposure to Tobacco and Air Pollutants During Pregnancy
Orione, et al.

September 2014

Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Receiving a Diagnosis of Hypertension Among Patients With Regular Primary Care
Bartels, et al.

Daily Walking and the Risk of Incident Functional Limitation in Knee Osteoarthritis: An Observational Study
White, et al.

Social Security Work Disability and Its Predictors in Patients With Fibromyalgia
Wolfe, et al.

August 2014

Predictors of Stopping and Starting Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Solomon, et al.

Are Older Adults Missing From Low Back Pain Clinical Trials? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Paeck, et al.

July 2014

Does the “Hispanic Paradox” Occur in Rheumatoid Arthritis? Survival Data From a Multiethnic Cohort
Molina, et al.

Nocturnal Knee Pain Increases With the Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis, Disturbing Patient Sleep Quality
Sasaki, et al.

June 2014

Cost-Utility Analysis of a Multidisciplinary Strategy to Manage Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Economic Evaluation of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Study
Marra, et al.

Burden of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on Employment and Work Productivity: Data From a Large Cohort in the Southeastern United States
Drenkard, et al.

May 2014

Change of Psychological Distress and Physical Disability in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Over the Last Two Decades
Overman, et al.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Women With Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: United Kingdom Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry Results
Juarez, et al.

April 2014

Strong Association of Health Literacy With Functional Status Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study
Caplan, et al.

Biopsychosocial Typologies of Pain in a Cohort of Patients With Systemic Sclerosis
Merz, et al.

March 2014

Filipino Gout: A Review
Prasad, et al.

Clinical Characteristics of Children With Juvenile Dermatomyositis: The Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Registry
Robinson, et al.

Expert Consensus on Best Practices for Post–Acute Rehabilitation After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Canada and United States Delphi Study
Westby, et al.

February 2014

Is Swollen to Tender Joint Count Ratio a New and Useful Clinical Marker for Biologic Drug Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis? Results From a Swedish Cohort
Kristensen, et al.

Education, Self-Management, and Upper Extremity Exercise Training in People With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Manning, et al.

Preworkshop Knowledge of Musculoskeletal Anatomy of Rheumatology Fellows and Rheumatologists of Seven North, Central, and South American Countries
Navarro-Zarza, et al.

January 2014

Is the Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Associated With Outcome of Exercise Therapy?
Knoop, et al.

Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and the Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study
Barbour, et al.

December 2013

Exercise/Physical Activity and Weight Management Efforts in Canadians With Self-Reported Arthritis
O'Donnell, et al.

Shoulder Pain in the Community: An Examination of Associative Factors Using a Longitudinal Cohort Study
Gill, et al.

November 2013

Golimumab, a Human Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Monoclonal Antibody, Injected Subcutaneously Every 4 Weeks in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Had Never Taken Methotrexate: 1-Year and 2-Year Clinical, Radiologic, and Physical Function Findings of a Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
Emery, et al.

Effect of Cardiovascular Training on Fitness and Perceived Disease Activity in People With Ankylosing Spondylitis
Niedermann, et al.

October 2013

Impact of Etanercept on Work and Activity Impairment in Employed Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in the United States
Hone, et al.

Biomechanical Deviations During Level Walking Associated With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Mills, et al.

September 2013

International Consensus for Provisions of Quality-Driven Care in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Hollander, et al.

Serum Urate Levels and Consumption of Common Beverages and Alcohol Among Chinese in Singapore
Teng, et al.

August 2013

Effect of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity on Long-Term Clinical Outcomes and Pain Severity in Fibromyalgia
Kaleth, et al.

Incidence and Mortality of Obstructive Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Population-Based Study
Nannini, et al.

July 2013

Influence of Weather on Daily Symptoms of Pain and Fatigue in Female Patients With Fibromyalgia: A Multilevel Regression Analysis
Bossema, et al.

Social Participation Restriction Among US Adults With Arthritis: A Population-Based Study Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Theis, et al.

June 2013

Competency based goals, objectives, and linked evaluations for rheumatology training programs: A standardized template of learning activities from the Carolinas Fellows Collaborative (CFC)
Criscione-Schreiber, et al.

Reasons why multimorbidity increases the risk of participation restriction in older adults with lower limb osteoarthritis: A prospective cohort study in primary care
Wilkie, et al.

May 2013

Can knee arthroplasty play a role in weight management in knee osteoarthritis?
Franklin, et al.

Clinically important body weight gain following knee arthroplasty: A five-year comparative cohort study
Riddle, et al.