Proof-of-concept study of a Web-based methotrexate decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Li2014ProofofconceptSO,
  title={Proof-of-concept study of a Web-based methotrexate decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Linda C. Li and Paul M. Adam and Catherine L. Backman and Sydney C Lineker and C Allyson Jones and Diane Lacaille and Anne F. Townsend and Elaine A. Yacyshyn and Charlene Yousefi and Peter Tugwell and Jenny C Leese and Dawn Stacey},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={1472-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent to which an online patient decision aid reduced decisional conflict and improved self-management knowledge/skills in patients who were considering methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS We used a mixed-methods pre-post study design. Eligible participants had a diagnosis of RA, had been prescribed methotrexate but were unsure about starting it, and had access to the internet. Outcome included the Decisional Conflict Scale, the Methotrexate in RA… CONTINUE READING