S.R. Schwarzkopf
Physical therapyRheumatoid arthritisDiseasePopulationMedicine
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Last. E. Grill (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
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Purpose: To analyze the associations of disease activity, functioning and socio-demographic factors with activity and participation in patients with RA, and to characterize the RA population of a specialized multiprofessional hospital based outpatient program (HBOP) for RA at baseline focusing on deficits in functioning and disease activity. Material and Methods: In a prospective cross sectional study of a HBOP, baseline assessments of patients referred to an academic outpatient department fulfi...
Background Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic and disabling condition which affects activities of daily living and participation. To prevent or delay disability it is important to understand how disease activity relates to disability. Objectives To analyze the association of disease activity to disability in patients with RA. Specifically, we wanted to examine how sociodemographic characteristics modify this association. Methods Patients fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology classi...