Patient delay in presenting to the GP with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis is one of the more significant factors in overall treatment delays in patients with new disease. A retrospective review of 88 patients with RA seen at the Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Early Arthritis Clinic in Brisbane, found a median patient delay of 8.7 weeks ...
Six months to specialist review: dissecting treatment delay in RA
By Mardi Chapman
31 May 2018