DIANA IOANA MANUELA TEAHA, NICOLETA ANAMARIA PASCALAU, FLORIN MIHAI MARCU, LIVIU LAZAR COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE EXTENT OF DAMAGE TO LIFE QUALITY IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS WITH DIFFERENT THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES
Rheumathoid Arthritis affects more that 17.6 million of people worldwide <1>. Along with the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthrits (RA) comes a big change in patients life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of disease stage or evolution on the patients quality of life, comparing 4 different therapeutic strategies, pursuing HAQ score and VAS (visual analogue pain scale).
Keywords: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Quality of Life, Different Treatments, HAQ score, Biological therapy