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A structured literature review of the burden of illness and unmet needs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a current perspective.

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While rheumatologists often focus on treatment targets, for many patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), control over pain and fatigue, as well as sustaining physical function and quality of life (QoL), is of primary importance. This literature review aimed at examining patients' and physicians' treatment aspirations, and identifying the unmet needs for patients with RA receiving ongoing treatment. Searches were performed using MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, and Econlit literature databases for ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00296-015-3415-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Rheumatology international Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
685–695
Publication date:
2016-01-08
Acceptance date:
2015-12-23
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EISSN:
1437-160X
ISSN:
0172-8172
URN:
uuid:9b8e78c6-2676-42bf-89b4-23189d03a6f3
Source identifiers:
586325
Local pid:
pubs:586325
Paper number:
5

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