• Fatigue is a reliable, sensitive and unique outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis.

      Minnock, Patricia; Kirwan, John; Bresnihan, Barry; Rheumatology Rehabilitation, Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6, Ireland. pminnock@olh.ie (2009-12)
      Fatigue is an important symptom in patients with RA. Measurement of fatigue in clinical trials and in clinical practice requires scales that are reproducible, sensitive to change and practical. This study examined the reliability and sensitivity to change of fatigue and its relative independence as an outcome measure in RA.
    • Fatigue is an independent outcome measure and is sensitive to change in patients with psoriatic arthritis.

      Minnock, Patricia; Kirwan, John; Veale, Douglas; Fitzgerald, Oliver; Bresnihan, Barry; Rheumatology Rehabilitation, Our Lady's Hospice, Dublin, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. pminnock@olh.ie (2010)
      This pilot study examined sensitivity to change and relative independence of fatigue as an outcome measure in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) following anti-TNF therapy.