Patient's global assessment of disease activity and patient's assessment of general health for rheumatoid arthritis activity assessment: are they equivalent?


Khan N. A. , Spencer H. J. , Abda E. A. , Alten R., Pohl C., Ancuta C., ...Daha Fazla

ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, cilt.71, sa.12, ss.1942-1949, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2011-201142
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1942-1949

Özet

Objectives To assess (A) determinants of patient's global assessment of disease activity (PTGL) and patient's assessment of general health (GH) scores of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients; (B) whether they are equivalent as individual variables; and (C) whether they may be used interchangeably in calculating common RA activity assessment composite indices.