Work disability in rheumatoid arthritis 10 years after the diagnosis.

@article{Sokka1999WorkDI,
  title={Work disability in rheumatoid arthritis 10 years after the diagnosis.},
  author={Tuulikki Sokka and Hannu J. Kautiainen and Timo M{\"o}tt{\"o}nen and Pekka J Hannonen},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={1681-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe employment status of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 10 years after diagnosis; and to identify predictive and associative factors related to permanent work disability. METHODS The study population consisted of 82 patients with early RA who were gainfully employed at onset of RA. Patients were prospectively followed for… CONTINUE READING