Eumusc.net at Eular 2012 Berlin
The EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology taking place from 6 - 9 June 2012 in Berlin. The annual EULAR congress is a major event in the calendar of world rheumatology. As have previous congresses during the last decade, this years congress in Berlin provides a unique event for the exchange of scientific and clinical information. Of course eumusc.net will be present.
eumusc.net at the EULAR village and receive:
- Pack of musculoskeletal factsheets for each EU Member States
- A summary report of the musculoskeletal health status in Europe
- Patient version of standards of care booklet
- Health care quality indicators
Then play your own part in influencing health and policy in Europe by participating in the eumusc.net survey which examines factors (facilitators) that help to improve delivery of health care for people with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in Europe.The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to fill in and is completely anonymous.
Furthermore we are glad to report that two abstracts by Tanja Stamm and Michaela Stoffer, concerning the EUMUSC.net project have been accepted for the EULAR congress in Berlin. The abstract Are occupational therapy interventions included in the most commonly used European clinical-practice guidelines for the management of osteoarthritis? is presented as a poster presentation.
The abstract Development of userfocused standards of care for rheumatoid arthritis relating to the work that has been done in Vienna for workpackage 5 was presented in an oral presentation and is selected for one of the three EULAR Abstract Awards for Health Professionals.
The award ceremony takes place during the Opening Plenary Session of the Congress on Wednesday, 6 June 2012 from 18.45-20.00. The EULAR President, Professor Maxime Dougados, presents the awards.