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Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AÏDA): design of a Phase II randomised controlled trial evaluating an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis [ISRCTN24554946]

  • Nefyn H Williams1Email author,
  • Elvis Amoakwa1,
  • Kim Burton2,
  • Maggie Hendry1,
  • John Belcher3,
  • Ruth Lewis1,
  • Kerenza Hood4,
  • Jeremy Jones5,
  • Paul Bennett6,
  • Rhiannon T Edwards7,
  • Richard D Neal1,
  • Glynne Andrew8 and
  • Clare Wilkinson1
BMC Family Practice200910:62

Received: 23 July 2009

Accepted: 4 September 2009

Published: 4 September 2009

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Original Submission
23 Jul 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Aug 2009 Author responded Author comments - Nefyn Williams
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Aug 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Sep 2009 Editorially accepted
4 Sep 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-10-62

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, School of Medicine, North Wales Clinical School, UK
Centre for Health and Social Care Research, University of Huddersfield, UK
Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
School of Sports Health and Exercise Science, Bangor University, UK
School of Nursing, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Centre for Economics and Policy in Health, Bangor University, UK
North West Wales NHS Trust, Bangor, UK