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Quality of life, sleep and rheumatoid arthritis (QUASAR): a protocol for a prospective UK mHealth study to investigate the relationship between sleep and quality of life in adults with rheumatoid arthritis

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People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) frequently report reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL), the impact one's health has on physical, emotional and social well-being. There are likely numerous causes for poor HRQoL, but people with RA have identified sleep disturbances as a key contributor to their well-being. This study will identify sleep/wake rhythm-associated parameters that predict HRQoL in patients with RA.This prospective cohort study will recruit 350 people with RA, aged 18...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018752

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0000-0002-7696-2308
Cordingley, L More by this author
Hellman, B More by this author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2018-01-26
Acceptance date:
2017-12-11
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:821827
URN:
uri:3d624a79-bd86-4692-9eda-cd21adcdb459
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uuid:3d624a79-bd86-4692-9eda-cd21adcdb459
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pubs:821827
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English
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