Arthritis At Home Episode 103 – American College of Rheumatology annual meeting – Research studies on quality of life for arthritis patients (Part II)
In this episode of Arthritis At Home, we speak to Dr. Susan Bartlett, Professor of Medicine at McGill University and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, on her American College of Rheumatology annual meeting presentation and poster on quality of life for patients living with arthritis. She discusses the findings of a poster titled “Neuro-QOL Upper Extremity Function Scale: New Opportunities to More Reliably and Precisely Measure Self-Reported Function and Self Care in RA”.
Dr. Bartlett completed a Masters in Psychology at McGill, a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Syracuse University, and post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins. Her clinical and research interests address how factors like emotional distress and health behaviours affect how well people feel and function. She has also studied how exercise and yoga enhance outcomes in people with arthritis. Her research has been funded by the NIH, CIHR, the Arthritis Foundation, and the Arthritis Society among others.
Check out these resources to learn more
- Abstract: The Neuro-QOL Upper Extremity Function Scale: New Opportunities to More Reliably and Precisely Measure Self-reported Hand Function and Self-Care Activities in People with RA – https://bit.ly/ACRAbstract2021-Susan3
- Arthritis At Home 100 – American College of Rheumatology annual meeting – Research studies on quality of life for arthritis patients (Part I) – https://arthritisathome.jointhealth.org/?p=2985