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Title: Concerns of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and adherence to therapy - a qualitative study
Authors: Farinha, Filipa 
Freitas, Francisco 
Águeda, Ana 
Cunha, Inês
Barcelos, Anabela 
Keywords: Adherence; Communication; Illness perception; Patients’ perspectives; Qualitative research
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Dove Press
Serial title, monograph or event: Patient Preference and Adherence
Volume: 11
Abstract: The objectives of this study were 1) to identify the impact of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) on patients' lives and their reactions to this, as well as their main concerns and expectations regarding their disease and treatments; and 2) to assess the relationship between these concerns and the adherence to treatments, medical visits, and diagnostic tests.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/96785
ISSN: 1177-889X
DOI: 10.2147/PPA.S137544
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:I&D CES - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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