"A STUDY ON EARLY RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS IN INDIA" deals with the assessment, management and follow up of patients of early Rheumatoid Arthritis attending a tertiary care teaching hospital in eastern India. It provides a glimpse of the disease and its severity in the general population. This study has evaluated different methods of assessing the severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis in patients and compared the usefulness of these methods. The study was focused on finding the appropriate means to follow up patients in a developing country like India. It describes the outcome of the treatment strategies undertaken as per the internationally accepted recommendations. This book also includes concise descriptions of the demography, history, classification criteria, clinical features, types and risk factors associated with the disease. Apart from its research data, this book can also be used as a ready reference for any query on Rheumatoid Arthritis.