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2022 Jul 06

Scand J Pain

Factors influencing quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis: analyses from the BISCUITS study.


Schepman P, Robinson R, Blakeman K H, Wilhelm S, Beck C, Hallberg S, Liseth-Hansen J, De Geer A, Rolfson O, Arendt-Nielsen L
Scand J Pain. 2022 Jul 06.
PMID: 35787832.


Osteoarthritis can have a profound effect on patients' quality of life. The Burden of Disease and Management of Osteoarthritis and Chronic Low Back Pain: Health Care Utilization and Sick Leave in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark (BISCUITS) study aimed to describe the impact of osteoarthritis on quality of life and determine the association with factors such as pain severity and pharmacological treatment.