A definition of “difficult-to-treat” rheumatoid arthritis has been proposed by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) to develop treatment guidelines. The classification based on treatment failure history, the presence of active or symptomatic disease and clinical perception will help provide a “robust and consistent identification” of this subgroup of patients, a EULAR task force concluded. ...
Severe? Refractory? Resistant? EULAR sets out its definition of difficult-to-treat RA
By Emma Wilkinson
14 Oct 2020