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Classification Criteria for Rheumatic Diseases

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Collaborative Projects Call for Declarations of Interest  

The ACR and EULAR are accepting Declarations of Interest for new collaborative projects in the following areas:  

  • Classification criteria  
  • Response criteria  
  • Clinical trials standards for conduct  

A Declaration of Interest, project outline and disclosure/CV information must be submitted by May 1, 2014, and full proposals if invited, are due August 29, 2014. Funding for projects becomes available in July 2015. Click here for complete details. 

 Listed below are a number of ACR approved criteria sets. More information about the purpose of criteria sets, their development and validation, and the role of the ACR in adopting them is available here

The ACR has also developed a Bibliography of Criteria, Guidelines, and Health Status Assessments Used in Rheumatology

Systemic Sclerosis Classification Criteria

The ACR and EULAR have collaborated to develop SSc classification criteria, which are published in the November 2013 issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism.

Sjögren's Syndrome Classification Criteria

The ACR has approved Classification Criteria for Sjögren's Syndrome, which will be published in the April 2012 issue of Arthritis Care & Research.

PMR Classification Criteria

The ACR and EULAR have collaborated to develop PMR classification criteria, which are published in the April 2012 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism.

Childhood Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Classification

Response

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Classification Criteria for Other Diseases 

Listed below are a number of ACR approved criteria sets. More information about the purpose of criteria sets, their development and validation, and the role of the ACR in adopting them is available here.

The ACR has also developed a Bibliography of Criteria, Guidelines, and Health Status Assessments Used in Rheumatology.