Progress since OMERACT 6 on including patient perspective in rheumatoid arthritis outcome assessment.

  title={Progress since OMERACT 6 on including patient perspective in rheumatoid arthritis outcome assessment.},
  author={John R Kirwan and Monica Ahlm{\'e}n and Maarten de Wit and Turid Heiberg and Maggie Hehir and Sarah E Hewlett and Patricia P. Katz and Patricia Minnock and Enid M Quest and Pam Richards},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={32 11},
The first OMERACT Patient Perspective Workshop took place at OMERACT 6 in 2002. Through a series of meetings and discussion sessions a research agenda emerged and this report outlines progress made on this agenda. Work on identifying novel outcomes, instruments, and methods has shown similarities across European countries in the importance patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) attach to specific outcomes, in particular fatigue. Validation of an appropriate instrument to measure fatigue in… CONTINUE READING


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