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Real-world treatment patterns for repository corticotropin injection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Authors: Howard Busch, George J Wan, John Niewoehner, Parul Houston, Yujie Su, Cassie Clinton, Mary P Panaccio

This study aims to describe real-world use and outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis prescribed repository corticotropin injection in clinical practice through retrospective analysis of an electronic medical record database.

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Paediatrics: how to manage acute asthma exacerbations

Authors: James S Leung

This article is an evidence-based review of the medications used to manage paediatric acute asthma exacerbations.

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Mepolizumab: an alternative therapy for idiopathic chronic eosinophilic pneumonia with glucocorticoid intolerance

Authors: Adam Kisling MD, Jason Jones MD, Caleb Hixson DO FCAP, David Hostler MD MPH FACP, Jordanna Hostler MD FACP

This article presents a case of ICEP in which mepolizumab was used as a steroid-sparing agent, resulting in improvement in markers of disease activity
and corticosteroid requirement.

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