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Review Article

Medication Adherence in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Effect of Patient Education, Health Literacy, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Table 1

Databases accessed displaying search terms employed, results, access limitation, reasons for exclusion and accepted papers dealing with factors affecting medication adherence in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Database
Search terms
Number of papers identified Number of full text peer reviewed papers able to be accessedReasons for exclusion (number)Number of papers identified for inclusion ref. number

PsycINFO via EBSCO host
Rheumatoid arthritis
and
Compliance
and
Medication
235Juvenile population (1)
Review paper (1)
Not relevant (2)
[34]

ProQuest (general)
Adherence
And
rheumatoid arthritis
and
Relationship
30991891Already included (1)
Review papers (2)
Juvenile population (1)
Not relevant (1886)
[87]

ProQuest (general)
Rheumatoid arthritis
and
Compliance
and
Medication
4391 2118 Already included (1)
Juvenile population (1)
Not relevant (2114)
[27, 28]

ProQuest (general)
Adherence or compliance
and
rheumatoid arthritis
and
Factors or  predictors
10265
5486 Already included (3)
Not relevant (5481)
[29, 32]

PubMed
rheumatoid arthritis
and
factors
and  Medication persistence
4815 Already included (3)
Unrepresentative population (2)
Not relevant (9)
[31]

PubMed
Rheumatoid arthritis
and
Compliance
and
Medication
163 138 Review/meta-analysis (2)
Juvenile population (2)
Not relevant (133)
[20]

PubMed
Adherence [or] compliance
and
rheumatoid arthritis
and   
Factors or  predictors
17 9 Osteoporosis management (1)
Not relevant (7)
[30]

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