Funding for this research was provided by:
Pfizer UK (WI190792 (I-CRP grant))
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Received: 27 September 2017
Accepted: 7 March 2018
First Online: 23 March 2018
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: No additional ethical approvals were sought for this manuscript. The BSRBR cohorts were approved by NHS North West Multicentre Research Ethics Committee (00/8/53). ERAN was approved by Trent Research Ethics Committee (01/4/047). The hospital-based study of pain pressure thresholds and pain mechanisms in people with RA were approved by the East Midlands NREC – Nottingham 2 (13/EM/0047). Written informed consent was obtained from all study participants.
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