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Vitality and the course of limitations in activities in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

Gabriella M van Dijk12*, Cindy Veenhof1, Guus J Lankhorst3, Cornelia HM van den Ende4 and Joost Dekker35

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1 NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research), Utrecht, The Netherlands

2 The Netherlands Nutrition Centre Foundation, Den Haag, The Netherlands

3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

4 Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

5 Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:269  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-269

Published: 24 November 2011

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