American College of Rheumatology


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American College of Rheumatology

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ACR

An organization of health care professionals and scientists whose primary goals are to study and treat arthritis and other diseases of bones and joints. The organization also educates the public and the profession about rheumatological diseases and works as an advocate in the formulation of public policy pert. to the care of rheumatic and arthritic patients.
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Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation, among others.
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Physicians recorded patients' American College of Rheumatology (ACR) functional status after their visits to gauge their ability to perform normal everyday activities.

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