Data collection in the clinic

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1995 May;21(2):321-58.


Important contributions to the understanding of rheumatic diseases can be made by clinicians in university and nonuniversity settings performing research as part of ordinary patient-care activities. This article describes in detail cost-effective methodologies that have been used to develop successful, longitudinal research and clinical care databanks. Specific forms and detailed recommendations are also included.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care*
  • Clinical Protocols
  • Data Collection* / methods
  • Humans
  • Information Systems
  • Rheumatology*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires