Table 1.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) preliminary default outcome templates for pharmacologic and complementary interventions.

RA: Major Outcomes for the SoF TableOA: Major Outcomes for the SoF Table
ACR 50Pain
DAS (low or remission)Physical function
HAQ for functionQuality of life
Radiograph or appropriate imaging changes*Radiograph or appropriate imaging changes*
Patients who withdraw because of adverse eventsPatients who withdraw because of adverse events
Serious adverse eventsSerious adverse events
Longterm adverse eventsLongterm adverse events
  • * Where possible, biomarkers such as radiographs should be transformed into an outcome. ACR: American College of Rheumatology: SoF: summary of findings; DAS: Disease Activity Score; HAQ: Health Assessment Questionnaire.