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Pediatric rheumatology

New trials in lupus and where are we going

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Thanou A, Merrill JT. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 34. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0745-1

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.

Nutrition in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: A weighty issue?

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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.

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.

Themed collections

29-01-2018 | Biosimilars | Themed collection | Collection


This content collection provides an overview of biosimilars in rheumatology, with a focus on switching between biosimilars and their originators, as well as discussions on safety and monitoring/pharmacovigilance, and a look at the pharmacoeconomics of biosimilars.

Journal articles and book chapters

08-06-2018 | Pain | Review | Article

Cannabinoids for the treatment of rheumatic diseases: Where do we stand?

Katz-Talmor D et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0025-5

05-06-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Article

A new biopsychosocial and clinical questionnaire to assess juvenile idiopathic arthritis: JAB-Q

Unal E et al. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4075-4

16-05-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Review | Article

Vitamin D and juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Finch SL, Rosenberg AM, Vatanparast H. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 34. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0250-0


A convenient single access point, providing rheumatology professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Images and illustrations

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for rheumatology healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within rheumatology management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

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