Rheumatology. Sharing care in an outpatient clinic

Nurs Stand. 1995 Nov 1-6;10(6):23-5. doi: 10.7748/ns.10.6.23.s33.


Patients with rheumatoid arthritis require a multidisciplinary approach to their care that allows them as much control over their condition as possible. This article describes how a clinic led by a clinical nurse specialist and an occupational therapist has set out to achieve these aims.

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care Facilities / organization & administration*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / nursing*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / rehabilitation
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nurse Clinicians*
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Patient Care Team
  • Patient Education as Topic