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Hand exercises for patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an extended follow-up of the SARAH randomised controlled trial

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OBJECTIVES: The Stretching And strengthening for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH) randomised controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness of a hand exercise programme and demonstrated it was clinically effective and cost-effective at 12 months. The aim of this extended follow-up was to evaluate the effects of the SARAH programme beyond 12 months.

METHODS: Using postal questionnaires, we collected the Michigan Hand Questionnaire hand function (primary outcome), activities of ...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013121

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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NDORMS
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
e013121
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2016-12-13
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2044-6055
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689632
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English
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2017-06-19

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