The self-report questionnaires showed comparable internal and external responsiveness to the composite activity scores and allow for the detection of rheumatoid disease activity. They appear suitable for clinical decision making, epidemiologic research and clinical trials. Further longitudinal studies are needed to validate these encouraging results.

The comparative responsiveness of the patient self-report questionnaires and composite disease indices for assessing rheumatoid arthritis activity in routine care / Salaffi, Fausto; Ciapetti, Alessandro; Gasparini, Stefania; Carotti, M; Bombardieri, S.. - In: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY. - ISSN 0392-856X. - STAMPA. - 30:6(2012), pp. 912-921.

The comparative responsiveness of the patient self-report questionnaires and composite disease indices for assessing rheumatoid arthritis activity in routine care

SALAFFI, FAUSTO;CIAPETTI, Alessandro;GASPARINI, STEFANIA;Carotti M;
2012-01-01

Abstract

The self-report questionnaires showed comparable internal and external responsiveness to the composite activity scores and allow for the detection of rheumatoid disease activity. They appear suitable for clinical decision making, epidemiologic research and clinical trials. Further longitudinal studies are needed to validate these encouraging results.
2012
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