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

Hammond, A. and Freeman, K. (2001) One-year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of an educational–behavioural joint protection programme for people with rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatology, 40 (9). pp. 1044-1051. ISSN 1462-0324

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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).

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: B000 Health Professions > B900 Others in Health Professions > B950 Physiotherapy
Faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Health Professions
Depositing User: editor health
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2014 16:23
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/517

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