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Comprehensive physiotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • Linda Li,

    Corresponding author
    1. Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, ON, 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.

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  • Maria Judd,

    1. 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
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  • James N. Pencharz

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