Correlación y concordancia de la autoclinimetría en artritis reumatoide: revisión sistemática de la literatura y metanálisis Academic Article


  • Introduction: There is a worldwide interest about the evaluation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from the perspective of the patient, using patient-reported outcomes (PROs), in order to assess disease activity, quality of life, prognosis, and treatment adherence. Objective: To evaluate and analyze the instruments of PROs and the degree of correlation with the objective measures done by the health practitioners through a systematic review and metaanalysis. Materials and methods: A systematic review was done in PubMed, LILACS, Embase, SciELO y Virtual Library Health (Biblioteca Virtual de la Salud) databases, using the MeSH terms and DeCS, with limit: Humans. A metaanalysis was done using the software Comprehensive Meta-Analysis version 2. Results: 85 articles were included, finding high to moderate correlations between the objective measures performed by trained health care practitioners [DAS28, CDAI, SDAI, swollen joint count (SJC) and tender joint count (TJC) among others] and PROs (RAPIDs, RADAI, RADAR, HAQ, SJC and TJC) through metaanalysis applying the random effect models (p

publication date

  • 2013/1/1


  • 20


  • Databases
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Digital Libraries
  • Health
  • Joints
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • PubMed
  • Quality of Life
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Software
  • Therapeutics
  • ametantrone

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0121-8123

start page

  • 30

end page

  • 57