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RA QUIZ

How can I have more effective doctor discussions?

Let the Doctor Discussion Guide help you make the time with your doctor more productive. This way, he or she can better understand how RA is affecting you and determine the right treatment plan for you.

Use the questions below to create your own discussion guide online. When you are finished, you can print out and share your answers with your doctor at your next appointment.

This quiz is intended for patients who have been diagnosed with RA.

Step 1 of 2: Day-to-day Activities

This simple self-assessment is based on the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) used by many rheumatologists when treating people with RA. Simply select the answer below that best describes how difficult the tasks are for you.

1.Getting in and out of bed
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


2.Bathing and drying yourself
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


3.Lifting a glass to your mouth
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


4.Tying shoelaces or doing buttons
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


5.Turning faucets on or off
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


6.Walking outdoors on flat ground
Degree of difficulty?


How often?


7.Running errands or doing chores
Degree of difficulty?


How often?