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

Fabiola Atzeni, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini

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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

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Arthritis
Early Diagnosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Secondary Prevention
Joints
Therapeutics

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Rheumatoid arthritis : Why wait? Explaining delays in seeking therapy for early arthritis. / Atzeni, Fabiola; Sarzi-Puttini, Piercarlo.

In: Nature Reviews Rheumatology, Vol. 8, No. 4, 04.2012, p. 190-191.

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Atzeni, Fabiola ; Sarzi-Puttini, Piercarlo. / Rheumatoid arthritis : Why wait? Explaining delays in seeking therapy for early arthritis. In: Nature Reviews Rheumatology. 2012 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 190-191.
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