Core Set of Recommendations for Patients with AS Concerning Behaviour and Environmental Adaptations

Development of a core set of recommendations to be given to patients by their rheumatologists, preferably in connection with the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis.

Method

Literature recherche in scientific and patient-oriented literature, evaluation of raw recommensations by participants of the ASIF Council meeting in 2011, selection of final recommendations by extensive discussion in a meeting of 80 branch leaders of the AS patient organisation in Germany. 

Scientific publications

Feldtkeller E, Lind-Albrecht G, Rudwaleit M: Core set of recommendations for patients with ankylosing spondylitis concerning behaviour and environmental adaptations. Rheumatology International 2013.