Information Sources

The ANSWER program was developed based on the best available research evidence and expert opinions. Below is a list of our information sources:

  1. Suarez-Almazor ME, Belseck E, Shea BJ, Tugwell P, Wells G. Methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 3. 2008.
  2. Visser K, Katchamart W, Loza E, Martinez-Lopez JA, Salliot C, Trudeau J et al. Multinational evidence-based recommendations for the use of methotrexate in rheumatic disorders with a focus on rheumatoid arthritis: integrating systematic literature research and expert opinion of a broad international panel of rheumatologists in the 3E Initiative. Ann Rheum Dis 2009; 68(7):1086-1693.
  3. Osiri M, Shea B, Robinson V, Suarez-Almazor M, Strand V, Tugwell P et al. Leflunomide for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 3. 2008.
  4. Tugwell PS, Wilson AJ, Brooks PM, Driedger SM, Gallois C, O'Connor AM et al. Attributes and skills of an effective musculoskeletal consumer. J Rheumatol 2005; 32(11):2257-2261.
  5. Li LC, Townsend AF, Adam PM, Cox SM, Amarsi Z, Backman CL et al. Crossing the threshold: Help-seeking for early symptoms in people with rheumatoid arthritis (Abstract 2027). Arthritis Rheum 2009; 60(10 Suppl):S758.
  6. Townsend A, Adam P, Cox SM, Li LC. Everyday ethics and help-seeking in early rheumatoid arthritis. Chronic Illness 2010; 6:163-170.
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