BILAG-2004 index captures systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity better than SLEDAI-2000.

@article{Yee2008BILAG2004IC,
  title={BILAG-2004 index captures systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity better than SLEDAI-2000.},
  author={Chee-Seng Yee and David Isenberg and Athiveeraramapandian Prabu and Katharina Benita Sokoll and L-S Teh and Anisur Rahman and Ian N Bruce and Bridgett Griffiths and Mohammed El Akil and Janel E. Davidson and David D D'Cruz and Munther A. Khamashta and Peter J. Maddison and Asad Zoma and Caroline P. Gordon},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={
          873-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI)-2000 index in routine practice and its ability to capture disease activity as compared with the British Isles Lupus Assessment Group (BILAG)-2004 index. METHODS Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus from 11 centres were assessed separately by two raters in routine practice. Disease activity was assessed using the BILAG-2004 and SLEDAI-2000 indices. The level of agreement for items was used… CONTINUE READING

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