What is included in patient education about mixed connective-tissue disorder (MCTD)?

Updated: Oct 01, 2018
  • Author: Eric L Greidinger, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Education about MCTD and its treatment is essential.

  • Active participation in the decision-making process empowers patients in their own care.

  • Education about disease decreases the risk of patients developing learned helplessness and improves functional outcomes.


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