Frequency of musculoskeletal conditions among patients referred to Italian tertiary rheumatological centers.
- Published Article
Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Our data emphasize the great variability of the diagnostic case-mix in different centers from the same country, an observation that raises some concerns of the results of descriptive multicenter studies. Studies on the breakdown of diagnoses made in rheumatological centers could be helpful to determine the burden of rheumatic diseases on the health system, and for the planning of health interventions by both the national rheumatological societies and health authorities.
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