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Living with a symptomatic rotator cuff tear 'bad days, bad nights': a qualitative study.

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BACKGROUND: Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain. There is an absence of information about symptomatic rotator cuffs from the patients' perspective; this limits the information clinicians can share with patients and the information that patients can access via sources such as the internet. This study describes the experiences of people with a symptomatic rotator cuff, their symptoms, the impact upon their daily lives and the coping strategies utilised by study participants. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2474-15-228

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC musculoskeletal disorders Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
228
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2474
ISSN:
1471-2474
Source identifiers:
477594

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