A cross sectional assessment of health status instruments in patients with rheumatoid arthritis participating in a clinical trial. Minocycline in Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial Group.

@article{Tuttleman1997ACS,
  title={A cross sectional assessment of health status instruments in patients with rheumatoid arthritis participating in a clinical trial. Minocycline in Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial Group.},
  author={M. Tuttleman and Stanley R. Pillemer and Barbara C. Tilley and Sarah E. Fowler and Lenore M Buckley and Graciela S Alarc{\'o}n and David E Trentham and Regina Neuner and Daniel O. Clegg and James C C Leisen and Stephen P. Heyse},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1910-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To (1) validate the Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) as a generic functional health status measure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); and (2) assess correlations between the SF-36 and other outcome measures used in the Minocycline in Rheumatoid Arthritis (MIRA) Trial. METHODS We conducted a cross sectional analysis of the final visit outcome measures from the 48 week, multicenter, placebo controlled, double blind MIRA trial. Multitrait scaling analyses assessed convergent… CONTINUE READING

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