One-year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of an educational–behavioural joint protection programme for people with rheumatoid arthritis

A. Hammond, K. Freeman

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Abstract

Joint protection aims to reduce pain and local inflammation, preserve the integrity of joint structures and improve function. There is evidence that it can improve pain and function in the short term, but the long-term effects are uncertain. This study evaluated the effects of joint protection in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1044-1051
Number of pages8
JournalRheumatology
Volume40
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001

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