117 | P a g e 25. KELLY 2017 [172]: Distressing uncertainties and consequences Doubting efficacy: I feel a bit vulnerable. Like a guinea pig trying out different medications. I don’t know if it is the medication working or if it is just getting better on its own. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS 26. KELLY 2017 [172]: Distressing uncertainties and consequences Conflicting and confusing advice: I don’t trust what I am being told, or am confused, because I have not been given enough information or am get conflicting advice about DMARDs. This worries me. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS 27. KELLY 2017 [172]: Distressing uncertainties and consequences Prognostic uncertainty with changing treatment regimens: I am worried about getting worse or going “back to square one” if I stop or change DMARDs. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS 28. KELLY 2017 [172]: Distressing uncertainties and consequences Poisoning the body: DMARDs are very powerful drugs. . . they are even used to treat cancer. They might cause damage, cancer or even kill me because they supress my immune system. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
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