Intervention Protocol

Comprehensive physiotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis

  1. Linda Li1,*,
  2. Maria Judd2,
  3. James N. Pencharz3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

Published Online: 19 APR 2004

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004802

How to Cite

Li L, Judd M, Pencharz JN. Comprehensive physiotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004802. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004802.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    Canadian Health Services Research Foundation/Fondation canadienne de la recherche sur les services de santé, Research Use/Agente principale de programme, Utilisation de la Recherche, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

*Linda Li, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, C/O: Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart Street, Rm. 229, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, Canada. lli@allstream.net.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 APR 2004

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this review is to examine the effectiveness of comprehensive PT interventions in improving impairment, disability and participation outcomes. We will also examine the impact of comprehensive PT on patient's quality of life and other mediating variables, including self-efficacy and disease specific knowledge.