health assessment questionnaire


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health assessment questionnaire

A general term for an instrument designed to evaluate a patient’s health status.
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Physical disability and limited function, as measured by the Health Assessment Questionnaire, is a strong predictor of depression in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
05 SD: Standard deviation; CCP: Citrullinated cyclic peptide; DAS28: Disease Activity Score in 28 joints; HAQ-DI: Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index; PSQI: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index; NA: Not applicable.
Discordance of global estimates by patients and their physicians in usual care of many rheumatic diseases: association with 5 scores on a multidimensional health assessment questionnaire (MDHAQ) that are not found on the health assessment questionnaire (HAQ).
Percentile benchmarks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Health Assessment Questionnaire as a quality indicator (QI).
Patients who lacked the GSTM1 gene and had ever smoked also had significantly higher Larsen and Health Assessment Questionnaire scores than did those who lacked the gene and had never smoked.
The second was the Multidimensional' Health Assessment Questionnaire (MDHAQ) visual analog pain scale.
To register, simply fill out the health assessment questionnaire and consent form included in the package, and mail them in.
The LITHE study also showed that patients who received either dose of ACTEMRA plus methotrexate showed significant improvement in physical function, compared with patients who received methotrexate plus placebo at Weeks 52 and 104, as measured by the mean area under the curve (AUC) of the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI)1 change from baseline.
Patients with at least two comorbidities had longer disease duration, and they had more active disease as measured by parameters including the Disease Activity Score 28 and the Health Assessment Questionnaire.
These were the change from baseline in the health assessment questionnaire disability index (HAQ-DI), percentage of patients achieving at least a 50 percent improvement in signs and symptoms (ACR50) and percentage of patients with improved disease activity score in 28 joints (DAS28 remission) at week 24; P ?
While mortality risk was not significantly different among the treatment arms; mortality risk was higher for patients who were older at baseline, male, smokers, and those with poorer scores on a baseline health assessment questionnaire.

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