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Clinical judgement analysis--practical application in rheumatoid arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6347307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical judgment analysis has been used to investigate differences in assessing disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatologists as a group do not adopt a single underlying policy for the assessment of changes in disease activity; each has his or her own approach to such judgements. Some rheumatologists are inconsistent in applying their judgment policies, leading to disagreements even when underlying policies are similar. Having identified these problems of assessment, clinical judgement analysis may be employed to reduce clinical disagreement and to improve coordination and consistency between rheumatologists in different centres during clinical investigations.
Authors:
J R Kirwan; D M Chaput De Saintonge; C R Joyce; H L Currey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of rheumatology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0263-7103     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1983 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-09-20     Completed Date:  1983-09-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302415     Medline TA:  Br J Rheumatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  18-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / therapy*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Humans
Judgment
Research Design
Rheumatology

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