Review
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World J Rheumatol. Jul 12, 2014; 4(2): 6-13
Published online Jul 12, 2014. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v4.i2.6
Functional assessment measures in rheumatologic disorders
Yesim Garip
Yesim Garip, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sincan Basak Medical Center, Ankara 06932, Turkey
Author contributions: Garip Y wrote the review.
Correspondence to: Yesim Garip, MD, Specialist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sincan Basak Medical Center, Yasamkent Mah. Karevler B blok Cayyolu, Ankara 06932, Turkey. dryesimgarip@gmail.com
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Received: April 17, 2014
Revised: June 12, 2014
Accepted: July 7, 2014
Published online: July 12, 2014
Core Tip

Core tip: Health-related quality of life is an increasing important outcome in health care. This article presents an overview of the most important health-related quality of life and functional assessment measures, which have been commonly used in rheumatologic disorders.