Tools to detect IA

Principal Investigator:

Dr Sara Muller

Study Co-ordinator:

Mrs Sarah Lawton

Funder name / reference number: National Institute Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care

Study design

This study is a systematic review. Published studies are being systematically identified to find all tools that have been designed to identify early signs of inflammatory arthritis. The tools will then be evaluated to assess how well they have previously been shown to perform.

Primary objective

This study aims to identify and evaluate the tools designed to identify the early signs of inflammatory arthritis (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis).