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Fig. 2 | Pediatric Rheumatology

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From: Why we need a process on breaking news of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: a mixed methods study

Fig. 2

Self-energizing mechanisms that take place in entry into JIA and that amplify uncertainty. The doubt is generated through mismatches between circle of acquaintance and physicians - especially General Practitioners (GPs) - and subjective experiences of the symptoms. It leads to less referral to the GP while inviting parents to engage themselves more intensively in the diagnosis and therapeutic process, resulting in the disease progressively taking a greater place in their life

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