‘Just pick up the phone’: The case for cross-specialty coordination in AS, IBD

Sometimes, the best way to care for a patient is to know one’s own limitations.For rheumatologists and gastroenterologists who manage patients with ankylosing spondylitis-associated inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD-related AS, recognizing one’s own limitations, and reaching out for multidisciplinary assistance, can mean the difference between a happy patient and one who falls into a cycle of “slow burn.”“Sometimes, you know what you know, and you know what you don’t know,” Brett Smith, DO, of Blount Memorial Physicians Group-Rheumatology, inRead More