Australian Rheumatology Association Database

Information

The Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) is a national Australian database which collects important health information from individuals with inflammatory arthritis conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. ARAD aims to enhance the care of people with arthritis by studying the long-term outcomes of the condition, including responses to new
medications.

  • The aim of ARAD is to determine effectiveness and safety of new biological drugs used to treat inflammatory arthritis condition, such as Enbrel, Remicade, Humira, Kineret, MabThera and Orencia
  • ARAD collects information from patients every 6 months via questionnaires. Questions about medical history, medication history, responses to medication, physical functioning and quality of life are included
  • Patients and rheumatologists across Australia contribute to ARAD

 

ARAD: Collecting long term health information to provide better care for people with arthritis.

Registry LocationAustralia
Registry ParticipationVoluntary
Registry Contact

For more information please contact your State Co-ordinators:

QLD, WA, TAS, & NT
Lyndall Henderson
T: (02) 9463 1889
E: lyndallh@med.usyd.edu.au

NSW & ACT
Lyndall Henderson
T: (02) 9463 1889
E: lyndallh@med.usyd.edu.au

VIC & SA
Joan McPhee
T: (03) 9508 3424
E: Joan.McPhee@monash.edu

Adding New Patients to Registry

ARAD aims to include all Australians with inflammatory arthritis conditions including:

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • juvenile arthritis

 

Rheumatologists – what do you need to do?

Patients what do you need to do?

Participant information brochure

Please see the website for more information

arad.org.au

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