Patient education – description of a multidisciplinary intervention in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. the role of the pharmacist.
- At: Salvadore (Brazil) (2006)
- Type: Poster
- By: AUGUSTSSON, Jenny (Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Nordmark, Birgitta (Dept. of Rheum. Karolinska Univ. Hosp., STOCKHOLM, Sweden)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease that predominantly affects the synovial tissue of joints. It represents a major disease burden worldwide and affects 0.5-1.0 % of the population. In RA, the individual patient has a key role in implementing and manipulating the management of care (ie alteration of analgesia.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.