Rheumatoid arthritis: Why wait? Explaining delays in seeking therapy for early arthritis

Fabiola Atzeni, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

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Abstract

Early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis improves long-term outcomes and reduces or halts joint damage progression. However, delays at the patient and medical system levels remain a barrier to early diagnosis and therapy, despite the presence of early arthritis clinics designed to expedite treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-191
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Rheumatology
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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