Responsiveness of the SF-36 and the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index in a systemic sclerosis clinical trial.

@article{Khanna2005ResponsivenessOT,
  title={Responsiveness of the SF-36 and the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index in a systemic sclerosis clinical trial.},
  author={Dinesh Khanna and Daniel e. Furst and Philip J. Clements and Grace S. Park and R. Duane Hays and Jeonglim Yoon and Joseph H. Korn and Peter A. Merkel and Naomi F. Rothfield and Fredrick Wigley and Larry Moreland and Richard I Silver and Virginia D. Steen and Michael D Weisman and Maureen D. Mayes and David H. Collier and Thomas A Jr Medsger and James R. Seibold},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={832-40}
}
OBJECTIVE This study compares the responsiveness to change of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form Health Survey (SF-36), a measure of health related quality of life (HRQOL), and the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI), a function instrument, in a randomized clinical trial for treatment of systemic sclerosis (SSc). METHODS A phase 2/3, multicenter, prospective, placebo controlled trial was conducted to evaluate human recombinant relaxin treatment in patients with… CONTINUE READING