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What are some of the tests to confirm Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Well I would say that the most important diagnostic tool that we have are our ears, because the most important thing is to listen to how the patient presents with their arthritis and with their complaints. Our second most important tool is our hands, because examination is also important and which ...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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