9 minutes | Jan 31st 2018

Patient and doctor discordance may reduce chances of remission in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis

Discordance between patient's and physician's evaluation of disease activity may reduce likelihood of remission in rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Dr Paul Studenic, Austria, is joined by Dr Brigitte Michelsen and Prof Tore Kvien, both from the department of Rheumatology at the Diakonhjemmet Hospital in Oslo, Norway, to discuss their study "Discordance between tender and swollen joint count as well as patient's and evaluator's global assessment may reduce likelihood of remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis: data from the prospective multicentre NOR-DMARD study".

Read the full details on the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases website (http://ard.bmj.com/content/76/4/708), where you can also find the related Lay Summary (https://goo.gl/JBQbFc).

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