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Variation in the use of biologics in the management of rheumatoid arthritis across the UK.

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OBJECTIVES: Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) include conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (sDMARDs) and newer biologic DMARDs (biologics). This study describes treatment patterns, adherence to guidance and outcomes at hospital/regional level in the UK. METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study of RA patients selected from six health regions and from four hospitals in each region, including at least one major teaching hospital and two to three distr...

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Journal:
Current medical research and opinion
Volume:
28
Issue:
10
Pages:
1733-1741
Publication date:
2012-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-4877
ISSN:
0300-7995
Source identifiers:
377319
Language:
English
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pubs:377319
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uuid:f625075c-58e1-423a-8f13-60d267cc18e1
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pubs:377319
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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