Comprehensive outpatient care in rheumatoid arthritis. A controlled study.

@article{Katz1968ComprehensiveOC,
  title={Comprehensive outpatient care in rheumatoid arthritis. A controlled study.},
  author={Sidney Katz and Paul J. Vignos and Roland W. Moskowitz and H M Thompson and Kathryn H. Svec},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1968},
  volume={206 6},
  pages={
          1249-54
        }
}
Patients with classical or definite rheumatoid arthritis by American Rheumatism Association (ARA) criteria (peripheral type, functional classes 2 and 3 and anatomical stages 2 and 4), were randomly assigned to treatment and control groups in a study of effectiveness of multidisciplinary clinic and home care. Comprehensive care was supplied by staff of the Arthritis Outpatient Clinic of University Hospitals of Cleveland and by staff of the Visiting Nurse Association of Cleveland. Services were… 
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