Funded by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Grant, Testing Arthritis Gloves in Rheumatoid/ Inflammatory Arthritis [A-GLOVES] Randomised Clinical Trial (RCT) investigated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the commonest type of arthritis glove provided to people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and undifferentiated (early) inflammatory arthritis (IA) the United Kingdom. This RCT was completed in at the end of 2017 and we have published the results as peer-review conference articles at the 2018 EULAR Annual Meeting in Amsterdam. Our abstract reporting the results of the RCT have won the prestigious Health Professionals Abstract Award.
You can read about the results of the A-GLOVES Trial through the links below. Currently we are in the process of publishing these as full papers. Please watch this space and follow us on Twitter!