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2021 Jun 06

Musculoskeletal Care

A longitudinal study of educational needs among patients with inflammatory arthritis.


Grønning K, Lim S, Bratås O
Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 Jun 06.
PMID: 34091994.


Patient education is important in the follow-up and disease management for patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis. Patients' needs for education and information varies, and it is important that the education is tailored to the individual patient. Hence, the aim of this study is to investigate whether patients' educational needs change over time, and which demographic, disease-related or self-management characteristics that are associated with patients' educational needs.