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Papers: 1 Jun 2024 - 7 Jun 2024

2024 Jun 01

J Rheumatol


Inflammatory Arthritis Patient Decision Making to Attend, and Experience of, Emergency Department Use.


Pianarosa E, Roach P, Barber C, Holroyd B, McLane P, Katz SJ, Elliott M, Russon N, Hildebrandt C, Chomistek K, Davidson E, Keeling S, Barnabe C


Patients may use emergency departments (ED) to meet their health needs whenambulatory care systems are not sufficient. We aim to describe contributing factors to the decision taken by persons with inflammatory arthritis (IA) to present to the ED, and their experiences of ED care and post-discharge follow-up.