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What does the language we use about arthritis mean to people who have osteoarthritis? A qualitative study.

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PURPOSE: To explore the meanings and issues surrounding the use of existing medical terms for osteoarthritis from the perspective of members of the public who have consulted healthcare practitioners for arthritic symptoms and from lay people who have not sought a consultation. METHODS: Five qualitative focus groups of 6-8 respondents and six individual in-depth interviews were conducted amongst a purposive sample of men and women aged 45 years and over, with a spread of and a range of socio-e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
Journal:
Disability and rehabilitation More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
367-372
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1464-5165
ISSN:
0963-8288
Language:
English
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pubs:401938
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uuid:2118c0ad-ff94-42b1-bf7e-8fa46c7fe8f0
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pubs:401938
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401938
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2013-11-16

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