Lupus Diagnosis and Management
1. Distinguish the clinical presentations of different forms of lupus using evidence-based diagnostic criteria.
2. Select appropriate tests for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and interpret results to effectively relate a confirmed diagnosis to patients.
3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with SLE based on an assessment of symptomatology, comorbidities and minimization of adverse reactions from medications or other complications.
*other rheumatology diseases will be covered in a separate session.
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EJ Mayeaux Jr, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
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