rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis

Don’t use DAS28: call for wider use of stringent ACR/EULAR remission definitions in RA

More stringent and consistent definitions of remission are needed in rheumatoid arthritis to assess treatment success in clinical trials as well as in routine patient care, leading rheumatologists warn. That means sticking to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the EULAR jointly approved definitions and avoiding the 28-joint Disease Activity Score (DAS28) because too ...

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