Françoise Fayet

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OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to disseminate, assess agreement with, assess the application of and identify potential barriers for implementation of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations for the role of nurses in the management of chronic inflammatory arthritis (CIA) using a survey of nurses, rheumatologists and patients.(More)
OBJECTIVES Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are at an increased risk of developing comorbid conditions. A close monitoring of the disease targeting a status of low disease activity is associated with a better outcome. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the impact of a nurse-led programme on comorbidities and the impact of patient self-assessment of(More)
INTRODUCTION In chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases (CIRDs), comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease and infections are sub-optimally managed. EULAR recently developed points to consider to collect and report comorbidities. The objective of this present study was to develop a pragmatic guide to collect, report and propose management recommendations(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Assess knowledge concerning methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients by means of a questionnaire. BACKGROUND Methotrexate is the standard drug for rheumatoid arthritis treatment. It has potentially serious side effects that can be largely prevented by making sure that patients are well informed and comply with prescription(More)
Objectives. The aims of this study were to disseminate, assess agreement with, assess the application of and identify potential barriers for implementation of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations for the role of nurses in the management of chronic inflammatory arthritis (CIA) using a survey of nurses, rheumatologists and patients.(More)
OBJECTIVES Rheumatoid arthritis constitutes a cardiovascular risk factor as significant as diabetes, yet remains insufficiently managed. The Heart Disease Fact Questionnaire - Rheumatoid Arthritis (HDFQ-RA1&2) is a self-questionnaire that assesses patients' general knowledge about cardiovascular risk and more specifically associated with rheumatoid(More)
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