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A comprehensive pharmacist intervention to reduce morbidity in patients 80 years or older: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Patients 80 years or older are underrepresented in scientific studies. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of interventions performed by ward-based pharmacists… Expand
Disparities in rheumatoid arthritis disease activity according to gross domestic product in 25 countries in the QUEST–RA database
Objective: To analyse associations between the clinical status of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the gross domestic product (GDP) of their resident country. Methods: The Quantitative… Expand
Women, men, and rheumatoid arthritis: analyses of disease activity, disease characteristics, and treatments in the QUEST-RA Study
IntroductionGender as a predictor of outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has evoked considerable interest over the decades. Historically, there is no consensus whether RA is worse in females or… Expand
Effects of Pharmacists' Interventions on Appropriateness of Prescribing and Evaluation of the Instruments' (MAI, STOPP and STARTs') Ability to Predict Hospitalization–Analyses from a Randomized…
Background Appropriateness of prescribing can be assessed by various measures and screening instruments. The aims of this study were to investigate the effects of pharmacists' interventions on… Expand
Work disability remains a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis in the 2000s: data from 32 countries in the QUEST-RA Study
IntroductionWork disability is a major consequence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), associated not only with traditional disease activity variables, but also more significantly with demographic,… Expand
Patient's global assessment of disease activity and patient's assessment of general health for rheumatoid arthritis activity assessment: are they equivalent?
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)… Expand
Lack of evidence of stimulatory autoantibodies to platelet-derived growth factor receptor in patients with systemic sclerosis.
- Jean-François Classen, D. Henrohn, +11 authors Jean-Baptiste Demoulin
- Arthritis and rheumatism
- 1 April 2009
OBJECTIVE Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a severe connective tissue disease of unknown etiology, characterized by fibrosis of the skin and multiple internal organs. Recent findings suggested that the… Expand
The association of fatigue, comorbidity burden, disease activity, disability and gross domestic product in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Results from 34 countries participating in the Quest-RA…
- K. Grøn, Lykke Midtbøll Ornbjerg, +34 authors T. Sokka
- Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- 20 October 2014
OBJECTIVES The aim is to assess the prevalence of comorbidities and to further analyse to which degree fatigue can be explained by comorbidity burden, disease activity, disability and gross domestic… Expand
Smokers and non smokers with rheumatoid arthritis have similar clinical status: data from the multinational QUEST-RA database.
- A. Naranjo, S. Toloza, +30 authors T. Sokka
- Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- 1 November 2010
OBJECTIVES To analyse clinical severity/activity of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) according to smoking status. METHODS The QUEST-RA multinational database reviews patients for Core Data Set measures… Expand
Changes in plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine, symmetric dimethylarginine, and arginine after a single dose of vardenafil in patients with pulmonary hypertension.
- D. Henrohn, Anna Sandqvist, +4 authors G. Wikstroem
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Vascular pharmacology
- 1 October 2015
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether vardenafil, a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor, alters plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA), and arginine. PATIENTS… Expand