Patient involvement and empowerment: Coping with rheumatic diseases

At the 2022 EULAR Congress, Joana Vicente presented the findings of a survey which set out to identify the levels of invalidation and lack of understanding felt by adults with RMDs from health professionals and other people. The group also looked at the relationship between invalidation, sociodemographic characteristics, and disease, and its impact on people's life and health outcomes.
At the 2022 EULAR Congress, Joana Vicente presented the findings of a survey which set out to identify the levels of invalidation and lack of understanding felt by adults with RMDs from health professionals and other people. The group also looked at the relationship between invalidation, sociodemographic characteristics, and disease, and its impact on people’s life and health outcomes.