The Disease Activity Score and the EULAR response criteria.

  title={The Disease Activity Score and the EULAR response criteria.},
  author={Jaap Fransen and Piet L C M van Riel},
  journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={745-57, vii-viii}
The Disease Activity Score (DAS), its modified version the DAS28, and the DAS-based European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) response criteria are well-known measures of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The DAS is a clinical index of RA disease activity that combines information from swollen joints, tender joints, the acute phase response, and general health. The EULAR response criteria classify individual patients as non-, moderate, or good responders, depending on the extent… CONTINUE READING
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