Contributions of observational cohort studies in systemic lupus erythematosus: the university of toronto lupus clinic experience

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2005 May;31(2):211-21, v. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2005.01.008.


This article uses the University of Toronto Lupus Cohort to illustrate the benefits of observational cohort studies in generating important new knowledge in chronic disease such as systemic lupus erythematosus.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cohort Studies*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine*
  • Humans
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / therapy*
  • Ontario