Ritchie articular index

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  • The Ritchie articular index , which has been widely used in the UK, is an example of a tender joint score. Fifty-two peripheral joints or joint areas are graded on a 4 point scale for tenderness. There seems to be no advantage conferred by examining large numbers of joints.


  • Ritchie DM, Boyle JA, McInnes JM et al. Clinical studies with an articular index for the assessment of joint tenderness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Quart J Med 1968; 37: 393-406

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  • 日本温泉気候物理医学会雑誌 58(3), 174-179, 1995-05
  • NAID 10005967001
  • The effect of biometerological factors on Ritchie articular index and pain in rheumatioid arthritis.


Original Citation – Ritchie DM, Boyle JA, McInnes JM, Jasani MK, Dalakos TG, Grieveson P, Buchanan WW. Clinical studies with an articular index for the assessment of joint tenderness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Q J ...
Definition of Ritchie index. Provided by Stedman's medical dictionary and Drugs.com. Includes medical terms and definitions. ... Ritchie index Definition: a widely used articular measurement for the assessment of joint tenderness in ...
Ritchie index a widely used articular measurement for the assessment of joint tenderness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It is the sum of the grades of tenderness (0 = not tender, 1 = tender, 2 = tender and causes wince, and ...


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  • n.
  • 索引、見出し。目録
  • (正式)(~を示す)しるし、あらわれ。指標(sign)(of,to)
  • (まれ)目盛り、(計器などの)指針、針(pointer)
  • =finger
  • (pl.)指数(事象の性質・程度の指標として特定の方式で表した数値)。(数学)指数(exponent)
  • (コンピュータ)インデックス
  • (物理)(屈曲などの)率
  • vt.


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「provide with an index; "index the book"」

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「a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number」

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「the finger next to the thumb」
index finger, forefinger

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「a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time」
index number, indicant, indicator

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「an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed」

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「(本・雑誌などの)『索引』;図書目録 / 指し示すもの,印 / (計器などの)指針 / 指数・虜 / 《the I-》(カトック教会の)禁所目録 / 〈本など〉‘に'索引をつける / 〈語など〉‘を'索引に載せる」

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「adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices"」

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「list in an index」



  • adj.
  • 関節の

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「relating to or affecting the joints of the body; "the articular surfaces of bones"; "articular disease"」

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「the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve」