Patients' concerns regarding biological agents in rheumatology


Pehlivan Y., Orucoglu N., PEHLİVAN S., Kimyon G., Zengin O., KÜÇÜK A., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.21, no.6, pp.1219-1226, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.13319
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1219-1226

Abstract

ObjectiveThe potential side effects of biological agents may increase the anxiety levels of patients and influence not only their desire to use these therapies but also their concordance to treatment. This study aimed to determine the level and prevalence of drug-related concern in patients treated with biological agents and to acquire additional information regarding the related causes.