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Can the publication of guidelines change the management of early rheumatoid arthritis? An interrupted time series analysis from the United Kingdom.

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To assess whether publication of national treatment guidelines improved the management of early RA in the UK.Incident diagnoses of RA in persons aged over 18 years from 1995 to 2010 were identified from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Using a natural experimental study design, interrupted time series analysis was used to assess whether trends in the proportion of patients receiving DMARDs, within 3 and 12 months of diagnosis, changed following publication of British Society for Rheum...

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10.1093/rheumatology/kev268

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Rheumatology (Oxford, England) Journal website
Volume:
54
Issue:
12
Pages:
2244-2248
Publication date:
2015-12-01
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EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
Source identifiers:
536272
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English
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2015-12-01

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