Validation of OMERACT preliminary rheumatoid arthritis flare domains in the NOR-DMARD study

Elisabeth Lie, Thasia G. Woodworth, Robin Christensen, Tore K. Kvien, Vivien Bykerk, Daniel E. Furst, Clifton O. Bingham, Ernest H. Choy

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Abstract

Objective: Domains identified as a result of qualitative research and Delphi exercises to assess rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare include pain, function, swollen and tender joints, patient and physician global, laboratory measures, participation, stiffness, self-management and fatigue. Here we examine aspects of construct and content validity of these domains in a longitudinal observational study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1781-1787
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume73
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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