Rheumatoid arthritis databases

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2004 Nov;30(4):769-81, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2004.07.003.


Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) registers and databases serve as data storage for longitudinal observational studies. This article describes selected computerized RA databases from the United States and Europe and focuses on their novel observations concerning long-term outcomes of RA.

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid*
  • Databases as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Registries*