Differences in patients with systemic sclerosis recruited from associations and tertiary care settings.

@article{MestreStanislas2010DifferencesIP,
  title={Differences in patients with systemic sclerosis recruited from associations and tertiary care settings.},
  author={Caroline Mestre-Stanislas and Serge Poiraudeau and Alice B{\'e}r{\'e}zn{\'e} and François P Rannou and Christian Pagnoux and Michel Revel and Lo{\"i}c Guillevin and Luc Mouthon},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={e205-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) recruited from a patient association or a tertiary care setting. METHODS We evaluated 248 SSc patients attending 4 annual meetings of a patient association between 2004 and 2007 (177) or during hospitalization (71). health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was assessed by the SF-36, global… CONTINUE READING