A prioritisation tool developed by Australian rheumatologists to ensure the patients most likely to have RA are seen quickly by a specialist is highly sensitive, detecting 96% of RA cases, and significantly reduces their waiting times. Lead author, Dr Lisa Cummins, a rheumatologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, says: “Early treatment for RA ...
Triage tool for GP referrals highly sensitive
By Clare Pain
25 Mar 2015