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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.

Author:
NM Wulffraat, AM de Groot, EES Nieuwenhuis

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.

Author:
David Sherry

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.

Author:
Sangeeta Sule

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

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.

Author:
Malachi McKenna

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.

Author:
Sangeeta Sule

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 | Audio

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.

Author:
Rolando Cimaz

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.

Author:
Sangeeta Sule

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.

Author:
Oliver FitzGerald

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.

16-08-2017 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Editorial | Article

What’s in a name: The complexity of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

The complexity of juvenile idiopathic arthritis is discussed here by Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule, focusing on how clinical decisions can be better informed in order to provide more precise and personalized treatment options.

Author:
Sangeeta Sule
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