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Living life precariously with rheumatoid arthritis - a mega-ethnography of nine qualitative evidence syntheses

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Background: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joint inflammation. It affects around 400,000 people in the UK and 1 million adults in the USA. Given the appropriate treatment, many can have relatively few symptoms. It is therefore important to understand what it is like to live with rheumatoid arthritis and gain insight into peoples' decisions about utilising healthcare. The aims of this study were: (1) to bring together qualitative evidence synthese...

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10.1186/s41927-018-0049-0

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0000-0002-8144-6519
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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0000-0001-9363-0383
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BioMed Central
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BMC Rheumatology More from this journal
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3
Issue:
2019
Article number:
5
Publication date:
2019-02-06
Acceptance date:
2018-12-13
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2520-1026
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30886993
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English
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uuid:8f22662f-5253-46a9-b430-0c2d23a7d85e
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984050
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2019-05-03

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