Finalisation and validation of the rheumatoid arthritis impact of disease score, a patient-derived composite measure of impact of rheumatoid arthritis: a EULAR initiative


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Gossec L., Paternotte S., Aanerud G. J. , Balanescu A., Boumpas D. T. , Carmona L., ...More

ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.70, no.6, pp.935-942, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/ard.2010.142901
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.935-942

Abstract

Objective A patient-derived composite measure of the impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the rheumatoid arthritis impact of disease (RAID) score, takes into account pain, functional capacity, fatigue, physical and emotional wellbeing, quality of sleep and coping. The objectives were to finalise the RAID and examine its psychometric properties.