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Perceptions of risk and predictive testing held by the first-degree relatives of patients with rheumatoid arthritis in England, Austria and Germany: a qualitative study

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The family members of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of developing RA and are potential candidates for predictive testing. This study explored the perceptions of first-degree relatives of people with RA about being at risk of RA and engaging in predictive testing.

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34 first-degree relatives (siblings and offspring) of patients with RA from the UK, Germany and Austria participated in semistructured interviews about ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Name:
Seventh Framework Programme
Grant:
305549
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Name:
Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
e010555
Publication date:
2016-04-20
Acceptance date:
2016-04-20
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:727909
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uuid:f8d18c61-1f48-45bd-984f-3468073f25bf
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pubs:727909
Source identifiers:
727909
Deposit date:
2018-05-15

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