How does functional disability in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affect patients and their lives? Results of 5 years of follow-up in 732 patients from the Early RA Study (ERAS)

@article{Young2000HowDF,
  title={How does functional disability in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affect patients and their lives? Results of 5 years of follow-up in 732 patients from the Early RA Study (ERAS)},
  author={Adam Young and Josh J Dixey and Nancy Lynne Cox and Paul G. Davies and James Anthony Joseph Devlin and Paul Emery and Stephen Gallivan and Andrew K S Gough and David Willis James and Peter Prouse and Peter J Leb Williams and John Winfield},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          603-11
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on function and how this affects major aspects of patients' lives. METHODS The inception cohort of RA patients was recruited from rheumatology out-patient departments in nine National Health Service (NHS) hospital trusts in England. All consecutive patients with RA of less than 2 yr duration, prior to any second-line (disease-modifying) drug treatment were recruited and followed-up for 5 yr. Standard clinical, laboratory and… CONTINUE READING
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