Self-medication to treat pain in attacks of familial Mediterranean fever. Aiming to find a new approach to pain management

Giese A., Oernek A., Kurucay M., Kilic L., Sendur S. N. , Muenker A., ...Daha Fazla

SCHMERZ, cilt.27, ss.605-611, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00482-013-1367-1
  • Dergi Adı: SCHMERZ
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.605-611


Background. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autoinflammatory disease characterized by bouts of fever and serositis. Morbidity caused by bouts as well as self-medication were assessed among patients of Turkish ancestry living in Germany (D) or Turkey (T) in order to evaluate current analgetic concepts from a patient's perspective.