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The American Rheumatism Association 1987 revised criteria for the classification of rheumatoid arthritis.
The revised criteria for the classification of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were formulated from a computerized analysis of 262 contemporary, consecutively studied patients with RA and 262 controlExpand
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The 1982 revised criteria for the classification of systemic lupus erythematosus.
The 1971 preliminary criteria for the classification of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) were revised and updated to incorporate new immunologic knowledge and improve disease classification. TheExpand
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Measurement of patient outcome in arthritis.
A structure for representation of patient outcome is presented, together with a method for outcome measurement and validation of the technique in rheumatoid arthritis. The paradigm represents outcomeExpand
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The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) developed and tested its first wave of adult self-reported health outcome item banks: 2005-2008.
OBJECTIVES Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are essential when evaluating many new treatments in health care; yet, current measures have been limited by a lack of precision, standardization, andExpand
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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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Aging, natural death, and the compression of morbidity.
  • J. Fries
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 17 July 1980
The average length of life has risen from 47 to 73 years in this century, but the maximum life span has not increased. Therefore, survival curves have assumed an ever more rectangular form. EightyExpand
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The Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ).
  • B. Bruce, J. Fries
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental rheumatology
  • 1 September 2005
Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) provide intrinsic knowledge about a patient's health, functional status, symptoms, treatment preferences, satisfaction, and quality of life. They have become anExpand
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The American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria for the classification of Wegener's granulomatosis.
Criteria for the classification of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) were developed by comparing 85 patients who had this disease with 722 control patients with other forms of vasculitis. For theExpand
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The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): Progress of an NIH Roadmap Cooperative Group During its First Two Years
Background:The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Roadmap initiative (www.nihpromis.org) is a 5-year cooperative group program ofExpand
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Measurement of health status in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a self- or parent-administered instrument for measuring functional status in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). METHODS We adapted the StanfordExpand
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