Shared Decision Making: Insights from Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe

Shared Decision Making - Insights from Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe

Pain, decreased mobility, frailty and disability. These are all potential effects of rheumatoid arthritis, a degenerative autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million Europeans.

According to a European Alliance for Patient Access questionnaire of 128 patients from the United Kingdom, Germany and Portugal, patients with rheumatoid arthritis overwhelmingly agree that trust and shared decision-making with their health care provider are critical. Yet some patients struggle to share their experience or have straightforward discussions with their health care provider about sensitive issues.

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