Research Study

Empowering Active Self-management of Arthritis: Raising the Bar With OPERAS (an On-demand Program to EmpoweR Active Self-management)
Principal Investigator 
Linda Li

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Rheumatoid Arthritis
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
NCT03404245
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Aug 29, 2018 to Feb 13, 2020
Locations 
Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Mary Pack Arthritis Centre
Name/Title 
Jonathan Tam, Research Assistant
Phone 
604-207-4027
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to assess the efficacy of an e-health intervention, OPERAS, which includes two components:

  • the use of a newly developed web app to self-monitor symptoms/disease activity and treatment use, and help patients identify when a medical visit or treatment change is needed
  • remote activity counselling provided by a physiotherapist, with the use of a wearable device (Fitbit) and the app to provide activity level feedback
Eligibility 

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Disclaimer 

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