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Author Ravelli, Angelo, author.

Title Handbook of juvenile idiopathic arthritis / Angelo Ravelli, MD
Published Cham : Adis, a brand of Springer, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 123 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction -- Disease classification -- Clinical manifestations -- Diagnosis -- Consequences and complications -- General treatment aspects -- Management of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Specific issues -- Outcome, prognosis and future outlook
Summary This handbook is an in-depth and comprehensive guide for the treatment and management of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. The handbook provides an informative review of the disease looking at the epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, issues of diagnosis and classification, consequences and complications, general treatment aspects, as well as both non pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapy whilst considering the future outlook for patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common type of arthritis found in children and adolescents, affecting about 1 in 1,000 children. It is a chronic disease which causes inflammation, pain and swelling of the affected joints and can affect joints in any part of the body. This Handbook provides an unbiased, informative discussion of the current and emerging treatments in this field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (ebrary, viewed February 8, 2016)
Subject Rheumatoid arthritis in children.
Arthritis, Juvenile
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Rheumatoid arthritis in children.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319198217