PMR GP Qualitative

Chief Investigator:

Prof Christian Mallen

Principal Investigator:

Dr Toby Helliwell

Study Co-ordinator:

Mrs Sarah Lawton

Funder name / reference number: NIHR School for Primary Care Research GP Career Progression Fellowship.Reference Number 2013/TH. National Institute for Health Research in-practice fellowship (IPF 11/02)
Year 2014-2015

Study design

Semi-structured qualitative telephone interviews.

Primary objective

The objective of this study is to understnd the experiences of UK general practioners in diagnosing and managing patients with polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis.

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