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Practitioner-authored vignettes that provide new insights and reflections on clinical practice and care of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Enabling pediatric patients to make informed treatment choices

Parent and child with doctor (symbolic image with model)

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

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24-04-2019 | Quality of life | Podcast | Article

Talking to patients about mental health

Dana DiRenzo discusses the impact of rheumatic diseases on mental health, and treatments and tools that are available to help support patients with these conditions.

01-02-2019 | Quality of life | Podcast | Video

Talking to patients about work

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, Editorial Board member Victoria Ruffing discusses the impact that musculoskeletal diseases can have on work, and the various recommendations and resources that can help patients to remain in the workplace.


View from the clinic articles

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.

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.

12-06-2018 | Physical activity | View from the clinic | Article

Incorporating exercise in the treatment of lupus and other rheumatic diseases: It's time!

In this piece, Sarah Patterson and Patricia Katz discuss the benefits of exercise, and the barriers to increasing physical activity, in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

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