Employment and work disability in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review.

@article{Baker2009EmploymentAW,
  title={Employment and work disability in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review.},
  author={Kim Baker and Janet Pope},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={281-4}
}
OBJECTIVES Many studies have provided information on employment and work disability (WD) rates in patients with SLE, yet are often limited by small sample sizes, poor generalizability or fail to examine the risks and outcomes of WD. Our objective was to systematically review the literature on WD in SLE to identify a more generalizable point estimate and range of WD in SLE patients. METHODS A search was conducted using Medline, EMBase, PubMed and Cochrane databases to identify publications… CONTINUE READING
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