CASHA - Clinical Assessment Study of the HAnd
|Funder name / reference number:||Medical Research Council Program Grant, Arthritis Research UK Programe Grant (18174), North Staffordshire Primary Care Research Consortium|
Population based prospective cohort study.
1) To investigate long-term patterns of progression, stability, and recovery of hand pain and functional limitations in a population sample of older people with hand pain / osteoarthritis.
2) To develop predictive or potential causal models based on the dynamic relationship between symptoms and key time-independent and time-independent determinants.
3) To derive practical definitions of hand OA phenotypes for clinical application.