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for Polyarthritis

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines NSAID unless contraindicated
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Rheumatoid factor, ANA, anti-CCP, ESR, CRP, CBCDP, metabolic profile, uric acid
2) If temp >100 page rheumatology consult service
3) Consider bilateral x-rays of most severely affected joints
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1) Rheumatoid Arthritis
2) Arthritis Foundation
Appointment Timeframe Same day to 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and
x-rays to visit or fax key items to
(734) 615-5308
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-355
East Ann Arbor (New Patients only)
(734) 647-5900
Briarwood (734) 647-9000
Taubman Center (734) 647-5900
Clinic Location Sites 1) Briarwood Health Center
2) East Ann Arbor Health Center
3) Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Rheumatology staff
Revised on: 01/28/2011