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Date:11/5/2011

mic status, and found that most of these individuals did not attend their appointments because of either tardy or unreliable transportation, such as ambulettes, or because of insufficient childcare. "Healthcare appointment compliance is critical for a lupus patient's care, because timely communication with their physician keeps both parties up-to-date on prescription and care instructions," explains senior author. Doruk Erkan, M.D. "By not following up with scheduled appointments, patients may stay on a course of medication that should be changed, which could quickly become dangerous."

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Have Low Expectations After Knee Replacement Surgery (1694)

Monday, November 7, 2011: 5:45 PM; Room W 196 B

Compared with osteoarthritis (OA) patients, individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who undergo total knee replacement surgery have lower expectations about their postsurgical outcomes. These lower expectations could cause some patients to slack on their postsurgical rehabilitation, leading to worse outcomes. The researchers compared 62 RA patients with 124 OA patients to make their conclusions. "If rheumatoid arthritis patients are healthy enough to have surgery, they should really expect good outcomes. It would be a real shame if these patients could have significantly improved function, but don't because they expect to be able to do less in their postsurgery therapy," said Lisa Mandl, M.D., co-author of the study and rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. "What we can do as doctors is ensure that we educate our patients properly," said Susan Goodman, M.D., HSS rheumatologist who led the study.

One-Year Results of Cardiovascular Intervention Program in Lupus and Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL) Positive Patients (1666)

Monday, November 7, 2011: 2:45 PM; Room W 476

Results from the first year of a three-year cardiovascular disease prevention counseling program in lupus patients show that th
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