LIFE QUALITY OF PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ACCORDING TO THE LEVEL OF PAIN
Keywords:arthritis, life quality, pain, patient
This is a transversal (cross-sectional) descriptive study. The aim of the study is to evaluate the quality of life of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Objectives: To identify the level of pain related to daily activities in patients with RA according to gender and age groups.
Conclusions: 77% of these patients have poor quality of life because of pain associated with RA. The FSI for pain resulted in 0.25, 0.39 for addiction and 0.26 for difficulty.
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