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Study Evaluates Whether Nurses Specializing in Rheumatology Affects Patient Outcomes

The Outcome Measures in Rheumatology

Their comprehensive search found over 820 articles that matched the specific criteria, including a few trials as well as observational studies. After thorough review and screening, only 11 papers were evaluated in this study.  Using these studies, they extracted data and evaluated it using the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology, or OMERACT. This independent initiative is a framework created by international health professionals to develop and validate clinical outcome measures in chronic inflammatory diseases.