The MACTAR Patient Preference Disability Questionnaire--an individualized functional priority approach for assessing improvement in physical disability in clinical trials in rheumatoid arthritis

J Rheumatol. 1987 Jun;14(3):446-51.


A new approach to assessing disability in arthritis that quantifies the functional priorities of the patient is described. Comparison against global improvement suggests that this instrument has the potential to detect small clinically important changes in function.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / diagnosis*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / drug therapy
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Health Status Indicators
  • Humans
  • Research Design
  • Surveys and Questionnaires