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Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) for Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with rheumatoid arthritis using the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) of Fries.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, options, physical and lifestyle, disease progression, disability and performance, quality of life

ICD-10:

M06.9, Z73.6

Description:

Fries developed the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) to evaluate a patient with rheumatoid arthritis for physical disabilities. This can help identify patients who may require interventions to improve performance in the community. The author is from Stanford University.

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