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18-04-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | View from the clinic | Article

Enabling pediatric patients to make informed treatment choices

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule reflects on the challenges of enabling pediatric patients to make informed decisions about their own healthcare.

27-03-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Editorial | Article

Temporomandibular joint involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Diagnosis and management

The authors provide an overview of temporomandibular joint involvement in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, including imaging methods for diagnosis, clinical examination recommendations, and treatment options.

18-03-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Editorial | Article

Enhancing clinical assessment with ultrasonography in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Johannes Roth outlines the rationale behind the use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, including enhancement of clinical assessment as part of a treat-to-target approach.

01-03-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Editorial | Article

The microbiota in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: What’s wrong, and what can we do?

In this editorial, Matthew Stoll explores the role of the microbiota in the pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, as well as current research into therapeutic alterations of the microbiome.

29-11-2018 | Pediatric | View from the clinic | Collection

Growing up right: Transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care

Sangeeta Sule outlines the challenges of transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care, highlights key resources to support families and healthcare providers, and provides tips on managing the transition process.

18-10-2018 | Infection | Editorial | Article

Vaccination in children and adolescents with rheumatic conditions

In this editorial, the authors discuss the risks of live vaccination in children taking antirheumatic medications and how to manage these, as well as how health authorities can address decreasing vaccination coverage of the general public.

27-09-2018 | Fibromyalgia | Editorial | Article

Treatment and outcomes of pediatric fibromyalgia: More than resolving pain

David Sherry discusses various pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for management of pediatric fibromyalgia, and outlines the impact of an interdisciplinary approach on physical function, mental health and pain outcomes in these patients.

07-09-2018 | Treatment | Feature | Article

At a glance: Common scores used in rheumatology

A quick-reference guide to the scores that are commonly used in clinical trials and daily rheumatology practice.

31-07-2018 | Pain disorders | View from the clinic | Article

A multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain in children

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses the challenges faced when managing chronic pain in children and adolescents.

13-07-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Podcast | Video

Transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care

In this medwireNews podcast, we talk to Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule about how patients with juvenile arthritis transition from pediatric to adult care, the challenges associated with this transition, and how the process can be improved.

31-05-2018 | Osteoporosis | View from the clinic | Article

Monitoring bone health with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in pediatric patients

Advisory board member and consultant endocrinologist Malachi McKenna summarizes the use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in monitoring bone health and diagnosing low bone mineral mass in children.

31-05-2018 | Osteoporosis | View from the clinic | Article

Managing osteoporosis in pediatric patients

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses the causes of low bone mineral density and osteoporosis in pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases, and suggests strategies for risk prevention and treatment of this disease.

11-05-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Feature | News

Managing JIA-associated uveitis: An ophthalmologist’s perspective

medwireNews talks to consultant ophthalmologist Carlos Pavesio about the SHARE initiative recommendations on treating JIA-associated uveitis.

09-05-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Podcast | Video

A closer look at the SHARE recommendations

In this medwireNews podcast, Athimalaipet Ramanan outlines the importance of the SHARE recommendations for children with JIA-associated uveitis, and discusses how rheumatologists and ophthalmologists can work together.

15-03-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | View from the clinic | Article

When is the optimal time to withdraw therapy in juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients who have achieved clinical remission?

Rolando Cimaz summarizes the results of his recent research into withdrawing biologic therapy in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and suggests how long patients should remain on therapy following clinical remission.

26-02-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Patient and physician’s perspective | Article

Living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Parent and physician perspectives

This article, co-authored by a parent of a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and his pediatric rheumatologist, discusses the parent’s experience from diagnosis through living day-to-day with the disease.

Heath-Watson S, Sule S. Rheumatol Ther 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0098-2

08-01-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | View from the clinic | Article

Nutrition in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: A weighty issue?

Reflecting on the challenges faced by patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule presents strategies to help these patients maintain a healthy weight through diet and exercise.

19-12-2017 | Medications | Editorial | Article

Managing antirheumatic medication in patients undergoing elective arthroplasty

Editorial Board member Oliver FitzGerald reviews the recent guideline for the perioperative management of antirheumatic medication in patients with rheumatic diseases undergoing elective total hip or total knee arthroplasty.

09-11-2017 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | ACR/ARHP 2017 | Video

Internet-based educational tool improves juvenile idiopathic arthritis QoL

Study investigator Jennifer Stinson discusses a trial assessing an online program to help teenagers with juvenile idiopathic arthritis to manage their condition.

10-10-2017 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Feature | Article

Talking point: Are biologics over-used in the treatment of JIA?

Timothy Beukelman speaks to medwireNews about the differing viewpoints on whether biologic treatments are over-used for the treatment of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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