Using patient reported outcomes to measure low states of disease activity may be very useful in the establishment of comprehensive treatment targets in psoriatic arthritis.
For patients, visible symptoms of uveitis correlate with perceptions of worse physical health, according to a recent study. Ophthalmologist Sunil Srivastava, MD, and rheumatologists Rula Hajj-Ali, Joshua Hedrick, MD, explain the relationship between patient reported outcomes measures and disease activity in inflammatory eye disease.
New evidence demonstrates that the functional medicine model of care is associated with improvements in health-related quality of life.
A new tool using a tablet and validated outcome measures has been initiated at Cleveland Clinic. It enables rheumatologists to obtain the information they need to make informed treatment decisions in real time and before they enter the patient’s room.