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2005 Vol.23, N°5 - Suppl.39 - Table of contents

Title: Quantitative Clinical Assessement of Rheumatic Diseases.

Guest Editors: A. Kavanaugh, T. Pincus

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CER2613
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0001-0009

Complexities in the quantitative assessment of patients with rheumatic diseases in clinical trials and clinical care
T. Pincus, T. Sokka › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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Addendum

CER2646
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0001

Sponsor
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine › Free to View
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CER2647
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0002

CME Accreditation Statement
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine › Free to View
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CER2614
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0010-0013

OMERACT: An international initiative to improve outcome measurement in rheumatology
M. Boers, P. Brooks, L.S. Simon, V. Strand, P. Tugwell › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2615
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0014-0018

The Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ)
B. Bruce, J.F. Fries › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
CME
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CER2616
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0019-0028

Development of a multi-dimensional health assessment questionnaire (MDHAQ) for the infrastructure of standard clinical care
T. Pincus, Y. Yazici, M. Bergman › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
CME
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CER2617
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0029-0030

Why the HAQ-II can be an effective substitute for the HAQ
F. Wolfe › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2618
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0031-0042

Measuring functional disability in early rheumatoid arthritis: the validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Recent-Onset Arthritis Disability (ROAD) index
F. Salaffi, A. Stancati, R. Neri, W. Grassi, S. Bombardieri › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2619
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0043-0052

The consequences of rheumatoid arthritis: Quality of life measures in the individual patient
L. Pollard, E.H. Choy, D.L. Scott › Free to View
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CER2620
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0053-0057

The promise of PROMIS using item response theory to improve assessment of patient-reported outcomes
J.F. Fries, B. Bruce, D. Cella › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2621
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0058-0062

Quantitative joint assessment in rheumatoid arthritis
T. Sokka, T. Pincus › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
CME
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CER2622
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0063-0068

Radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis
R. Landewé, D. van der Heijde › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2623
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0069-0076

The use of second generation anti-CCP antibody (anti-CCP2) testing in rheumatoid arthritis - A systematic review
J.P. Riedemann, S. Muñoz, A. Kavanaugh › Free to View
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CER2624
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0077-0084

Assessment of pain in rheumatic diseases
T. Sokka › Free to View
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CER2625
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0085-0089

Rheumatology function tests: Quantitative physical measures to monitor morbidity and predict mortality in patients with rheumatic diseases
T. Pincus › Free to View
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CER2626
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0090-0092

Laboratory monitoring of biologic therapies
J.J. Cush, Y. Yazici › Free to View
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CER2627
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0093-0099

The Disease Activity Score and the EULAR response criteria
J. Fransen, P.L.C.M. van Riel › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2628
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0100-0108

The Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI) and the Clinical Disease Activity Index (CDAI): A review of their usefulness and validity in rheumatoid arthritis
D. Aletaha, J. Smolen › Free to View
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CER2629
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0109-0113

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Core Data Set and derivative “patient only” indices to assess rheumatoid arthritis
T. Pincus › Free to View
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CER2630
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0114-0119

A 3-page standard protocol to evaluate rheumatoid arthritis (SPERA): Efficient capture of essential data for clinical trials and observational studies
T. Pincus › Free to View
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CER2631
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0120-0132

Assessment of systemic lupus erythematosus
G.K.W. Lam, M. Petri › Free to View
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CER2632
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0133-0141

Assessment of ankylosing spondylitis
J. Zochling, J. Braun › Free to View
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CER2633
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0142-0147

The assessment of disease activity and outcomes in psoriatic arthritis
A. Kavanaugh. S. Cassell › Free to View
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CER2634
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0148-0153

The WOMAC Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis Indices: Development, validation, globalization and influence on the development of the AUSCAN Hand Osteoarthritis Indices
N. Bellamy › Free to View
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CER2635
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0154-0162

The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ): a review of its development, current version, operating characteristics and uses
R. Bennett › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2636
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0163-0167

The Arthritis, Rheumatism and Aging Medical Information System (ARAMIS): Still young at 30 years
B. Bruce, J.F. Fries › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2637
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0168-0171

A brief introduction to the National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases
F. Wolfe, K. Michaud › Free to View
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CER2638
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0172-0177

The CORRONA Database
J.M. Kremer › Free to View
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CER2639
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0178-0181

An Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Evaluation Registry (ERATER) in the United States
T. Sokka, T. Pincus › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2640
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0182-0187

A database in private practice: the Brooklyn Outcomes of Arthritis Rheumatology Database (BOARD)
Y. Yazici › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2641
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0188-0194

A Norwegian DMARD register: Prescriptions of DMARDs and biological agents to patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases
T.K. Kvien, M.S. Heiberg, E. Lie, C. Kaufmann, K. Mikkelsen, B.-Y. Nordvåg, E. Rødevand › Free to View
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CER2642
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0195-0200

Rheumatoid arthritis registries in Sweden
R.F. van Vollenhoven, J. Askling › Free to View
Rheumatology ArticleRheumatology Abstract
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CER2643
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0201-0204

Rheumatoid arthritis databases in Finland
T. Sokka › Free to View
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CER2644
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0205-0207

DANBIO: a nationwide registry of biological therapies in Denmark
M.L. Hetland › Free to View
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CER2645
2005,23,5,Suppl.39
Pg. 0208-0221

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology: Quantitative Assessment in Rheumatic Disease
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