Comparison of the 1987 ACR and 2010 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis in clinical practice: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Berglin2013ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the 1987 ACR and 2010 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis in clinical practice: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Ewa Berglin and Solbritt Rantap{\"a}{\"a} Dahlqvist},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={362-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare application of the 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and 2010 ACR/European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) classification criteria for diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in clinical practice. METHOD The medical records of patients with early arthritis attending the Rheumatology Department, Umeå University Hospital (n = 1026) were analysed. Patients with synovitis in at least one joint, no diagnosis other than RA being better for explaining the synovitis, and… CONTINUE READING
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