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Adopting PROs in Virtual and Outpatient Management of RA


Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2020 Jun 5;1-2. doi: 10.1038/s41584-020-0449-6. Online ahead of print.

Peter C Talo1

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1 Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. peter.taylor@kennedy.ox.ac.uk.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has catalysed the sudden adoption of telemedicine in the management of rheumatic diseases. In this abrupt transition from in-person visits to telemedicine, can patient-reported outcomes (PROs) help ensure that we continue to achieve optimum disease control and address the concerns of people living with rheumatoid arthritis?