Patient reported symptoms during an ulcerative colitis flare: a Qualitative Focus Group Study.


BACKGROUND It has been assumed that the symptoms measured in disease activity indices for ulcerative colitis reflect those symptoms that patients find useful in evaluating the severity of a disease flare. OBJECTIVE We aimed to identify which symptoms are important to patients and to compare these symptoms with a comprehensive list of commonly measured… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e328326cacb


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