Improving the Assessment of Psoriatic Arthritis

Project: Research council

Project Details

Description

Workstream of the PROMPT NIHR Programme grant

Layman's description

A project to improve the assessment of arthritis related to psoriasis (Psoriatic Arthritis).

Key findings

1) None of the existing candidate composite measures for the assessment of Psoriatic Arthritis are feasible for use in clinical practice.
2) Pain and Fatigue, the highest rated patient priorities from treatment are poorly represented in existing candidate composite measures.
3) The Psoriatic Arthritis research community endorse the testing of modifications and shortening of existing composites for use in routine care
Short title1969581
AcronymASSESS
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/07/15 → …