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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Comparison of VITACORA-19 with other scales VITACORA-19 scores r Health assessment questionnaire -0.60 * Nottingham health profile energy level -0.62 * Nottingham health profile pain -0.68 * Nottingham health profile energy level -0.72 * Nottingham health profile sleep -0.54 * Nottingham health profile social isolation -0.65 * Nottingham health profile physical mobility -0.56 * Pain-visual analog scale -0.43 * VITACORA-19: Psoriatic arthritis quality of life questionnaire; * p < 0.01.
All patients undergone thorough clinical examinations with proper disability assessment by Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) and Visual Analogue Questionnaire (VAS score).
Patient self-report RADAI (Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index) joint counts on an MDHAQ (Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire) in usual care of consecutive patients with rheumatic diseases other than rheumatoid arthritis.
Se determinaron las caracteristicas demograficas, estilos de vida, actividad de la enfermedad (utilizando el Disease Activity Score 28), comorbilidades, indice de discapacidad (utilizando el Health Assessment Questionnaire), terapia farmacologica y medidas globales de los pacientes y los medicos utilizando escalas analogas visuales.
Clinical and functional outcomes were assessed using the DAS28 and the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI), which is a measure of a patient's physical function.
The RA patients completed the Stanford Health Assessment questionnaire at baseline and follow up.
The results of one study conducted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) among 47 patients (26 yoga patients and 21 controls) demonstrated that patients who completed 12 sessions of Raj yoga which is one of the gentler styles of yoga, combining exercise and breathing techniques showed significant improvements in disease activity scores (DAS28) of p=0.021 and health assessment questionnaire's.
Outcome measures: The outcomes were collected immediately following the training period and included: total and regional lean body mass (LBM), maximal voluntary isometric knee extensor strength at 90[degrees] flexion (KES), objective physical function measures (30-second arm curl, 30-second chair stand, and 50-foot walking) and patient-reported function (The Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire).
Annual questionnaires were given, asking both groups to report running and exercise frequency, BMI, and disability as assessed by the Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index, which scores from zero (no difficulty) to three (unable to perform).
The Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI) was used at the beginning of the study.
To the Editor: The Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI) is widely used for measuring functioning in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), since it is a better predictor of future morbidity, mortality and work disability than other disease outcome variables.

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