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Strengthening and stretching for rheumatoid arthritis of the hand (SARAH): design of a randomised controlled trial of a hand and upper limb exercise intervention--ISRCTN89936343.

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BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) commonly affects the hands and wrists with inflammation, deformity, pain, weakness and restricted mobility leading to reduced function. The effectiveness of exercise for RA hands is uncertain, although evidence from small scale studies is promising. The Strengthening And Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH) trial is a pragmatic, multi-centre randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of adding an optimis...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2474-13-230

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC musculoskeletal disorders Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
230
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2474
ISSN:
1471-2474
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uuid:88d9fcb3-fa5a-4000-97dc-265ebaacb95b
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367705
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pubs:367705

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