Predictors of early inactive disease in a juvenile idiopathic arthritis cohort: results of a Canadian multicenter, prospective inception cohort study.

@article{Oen2009PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early inactive disease in a juvenile idiopathic arthritis cohort: results of a Canadian multicenter, prospective inception cohort study.},
  author={Kiem G. Oen and Lori B. Tucker and Adam M. Huber and Paivi M H Miettunen and Rosie Scuccimarri and Sarah Campillo and David A. Cabral and Brian Michael Feldman and Shirley M L Tse and Ga{\"e}lle Ch{\'e}deville and Lynn R. Spiegel and Rayfel Schneider and Bianca Lang and Janet Ellsworth and Suzanne N Ramsey and Paul Dancey and Earl Silverman and Anne-Laure Chetaille and B. Samaniego Cameron and Nicole C. Johnson and Jean Dorval and Ross E. Petty and Karen N Watanabe Duffy and Gilles Boire and Elie Haddad and Kristin Houghton and Claire Saint-Cyr and Stuart E Turvey and Susanne M. Benseler and Mary Cheang and Rae S. M. Yeung and Ciaran Maire Duffy},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={1077-86}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine early predictors of 6-month outcomes in a prospective cohort of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). METHODS Patients selected were those enrolled in an inception cohort study of JIA, the Research in Arthritis in Canadian Children Emphasizing Outcomes Study, within 6 months after diagnosis. The juvenile rheumatoid arthritis core criteria set and quality of life measures were collected at enrollment and 6 months later. Outcomes evaluated included inactive… CONTINUE READING