Patients are increasingly encouraged to take an active role in the management of their chronic conditions. How much do you know about self-management in rheumatoid arthritis?
Is the following statement true or false?
The American College of Rheumatology’s latest guideline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis encourages physicians to promote self-management of rheumatoid arthritis among patients. It says: “An important but often insufficient aspect of care is empowering patients to acquire a good understanding of their disease and building their ability to deal effectively with the practical, physical, and psychological impacts of it.”