J Rheumatol 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.
As part of the supplement series GRAPPA 2020, this report was reviewed internally and approved by the Guest Editors for integrity, accuracy, and consistency with scientific and ethical standards. This report is independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme Grants for Applied Research (Early detection to improve outcome in patients with undiagnosed PsA [PROMPT], RP-PG-1212-20007). The views expressed are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care. W. Tillett, BSc, MBChB, PhD, FRCP, N.J. McHugh, MBChB, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath, and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK; O. FitzGerald, MD, FRCPI, FRCP, Conway Institute for Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; L.C. Coates, MBChB, PhD, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; J. Packham, DM, FRCP, Haywood Rheumatology Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, UK; D.R. Jadon, MBBCh, MRCP, PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; M. Massarotti, MD, Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust, Christchurch, New Zealand; M. Brook, Patient Research Partner, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK; S. Lane, MBChB, MD, FRCP, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich; P. Creamer, MBChB, North Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK; A. Antony, MBBS, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University, Australia;1E. Korendowych, PhD, MRCP, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK; A. Rambojun, PhD, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath, Bath, UK; P.S. Helliwell, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Rheumatology, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, and NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Leeds, UK. SL has received sponsorship for the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) and the American College of Rheumatology conferences in 2020, both from AbbVie, and in 2019 for the EULAR conference in Madrid from Celgene, but no commercial work for any organizations. All other authors declare no conflicts of interest. Address correspondence to Dr. W. Tillett, Department of Rheumatology, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Coombe Park, Bath BA1 3NG, UK. Email:
Objective: To test the addition of pain and fatigue to the Composite Psoriatic Arthritis Disease Activity (CPDAI) and the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and PsA (GRAPPA) Composite Exercise (GRACE) composite measures of psoriatic arthritis (PsA).
Methods: Clinical and patient-reported outcome measures were assessed in patients with PsA at 3 consecutive follow-up visits over 6 months in a UK multicenter observational study. A pain visual analog scale and Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy Fatigue scale were added as modifications to the CPDAI and GRACE composite measures. Read More