Incidence of rheumatoid arthritis from 1995 to 2001: impact of ascertainment from multiple sources

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Resumé

Udgivelsesdato: 2009
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftRheumatology International
Vol/bind29
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)411-415
ISSN0172-8172
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2009

Fingeraftryk

General Practice
Incidence
Denmark
Referral and Consultation
Confidence Intervals
Private Hospitals
Information Storage and Retrieval
Population
Rheumatologists

Bibliografisk note

Epub 2008 Oct 14

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Incidence of rheumatoid arthritis from 1995 to 2001 : impact of ascertainment from multiple sources. / Pedersen, Jens; Kjær, Niels; Svendsen, Anders; Hørslev-Petersen, Kim.

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