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2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative
Objective The 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR; formerly the American Rheumatism Association) classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have been criticised for their lack ofExpand
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Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part I.
OBJECTIVE To provide a single source for the best available estimates of the US prevalence of and number of individuals affected by arthritis overall, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, theExpand
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Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and selected musculoskeletal disorders in the United States.
OBJECTIVE To provide a single source for the best available estimates of the national prevalence of arthritis in general and of selected musculoskeletal disorders (osteoarthritis, rheumatoidExpand
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American College of Rheumatology. Preliminary definition of improvement in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE Trials of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatments report the average response in multiple outcome measures for treated patients. It is more clinically relevant to test whether individualExpand
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Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part II.
OBJECTIVE To provide a single source for the best available estimates of the US prevalence of and number of individuals affected by osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis,Expand
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Osteoarthritis: New Insights. Part 1: The Disease and Its Risk Factors
Osteoarthritis: The Disease and Its Prevalence and Impact Dr. David T. Felson (Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts), Ms. Reva C. Lawrence (National Institute of Arthritis andExpand
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2010 Rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative.
OBJECTIVE The 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR; formerly, the American Rheumatism Association) classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have been criticized for their lack ofExpand
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The role of knee alignment in disease progression and functional decline in knee osteoarthritis.
CONTEXT Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in older persons. Few risk factors for disease progression or functional decline have been identified. Hip-knee-ankle alignmentExpand
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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden ofExpand
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Frequency of specific cancer types in dermatomyositis and polymyositis: a population-based study
BACKGROUND Dermatomyositis and polymyositis are associated with cancer, but previous nationwide studies have not had sufficient cases to test the association between myositis and specific cancerExpand
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