Soft-Tissue Rheumatism: Diagnosis and Management - Primary Care Reports - Dec 01, 2008

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This activity is intended for primary care and family practice physicians.


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Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wright State University
Dayton, OH;
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH

Peer Reviewer
John C. Jump, MD
Medical Director, Kettering Medical Center
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Kettering, OH

Bradley Andersen, MD
Fellow, Rheumatology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Keith Colburn, MD

Professor of Medicine, Chief of Rheumatology
Loma Linda University and Loma Linda VA Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA


  • Soft-Tissue Rheumatism: Diagnosis and Management


  • Summarize the most recent significant primary care medicine-related studies
  • Discuss up-to-date information on all aspects of primary care, including new drugs, techniques, equipment, trials, studies, books, teaching aids, and other information pertinent to primary care
  • Evaluate the credibility of published data and recommendations
  • Describe the pros and cons of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, we disclose that Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, serves on the speaker’s bureau for The Medicine Company. Keith Colburn, MD (author) serves on the speaker’s bureau for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Abbott. Bradley Andersen, MD (author) and John C. Jump, MD (peer reviewer) report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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