Move to telehealth has delayed rheumatology diagnoses: study

Telerheumatology during the pandemic may have had a negative impact on the timeliness of management of rheumatology patients. The conclusion comes from a retrospective audit of COVID-19 telerheumatology appointments at Monash Health in April-May 2020 and pre-pandemic appointments in a comparison cohort from April-May 2019. Inflammatory arthritis was the most common diagnosis in both cohorts ...

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