Pain and quality of life among older people with rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteoarthritis: a literature review.

@article{Jakobsson2002PainAQ,
  title={Pain and quality of life among older people with rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteoarthritis: a literature review.},
  author={Ulf Jakobsson and Ingalill Rahm Hallberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={430-43}
}
The aim of this study was to review the research literature on pain and quality of life (QoL) and the relationship between these variables among people aged 75 years and above with rheumatoid arthritis and/or osteoarthritis. A Medline and CINAHL search was carried out using MeSH terms rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, QoL and pain in various combinations. Seventeen articles were identified that met the requirements for methodological quality and inclusion criteria. No study focused only on… CONTINUE READING
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