Readiness to manage arthritis: a pilot study using a stages-of-change measure for arthritis rehabilitation.

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The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the Readiness to Manage Arthritis Questionnaire (RMAQ), a new multibehavior measure of readiness for change in arthritis management. Data were obtained from 46 patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis admitted for intensive treatment. Test-retest reliability, correlations with clinical variables and… (More)

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@article{Arthur2009ReadinessTM, title={Readiness to manage arthritis: a pilot study using a stages-of-change measure for arthritis rehabilitation.}, author={A Barbara Arthur and Jacek A. Kopec and Alice V Klinkhoff and Paul M. Adam and Susan L Carr and Jane M Prince and Kelly E Dumont and Claudio Renato Nigg}, journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses}, year={2009}, volume={34 2}, pages={64-73, 84} }