Arthritis in Children and Adolescents: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Hardcover | October 15, 2005

EditorIlona Szer, Yukiko Kimura, Peter Malleson

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Arthritis in Children and Adolescents employs a unique approach to the recognition and treatment of these complex and chronic conditions. The book is divided into three sections, emphasizing the logical sequence of events that occur after the child who might have Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis(JIA) first presents to the doctor with a musculoskeletal complaint. The reader is first taught the extensive differential diagnosis of arthritis using simple but extensive algorithms and detailed discussions of each condition; more than 200 conditions are discussed. This is followed by adiscussion of all types of JIA, using a revised classification system created by the International League of Associations for Rheumatology. The introduction of this new classification system has created a need for a comprehensive guide to clarify and focus attention on childhood arthritis. Lastly,the book presents an extensive discussion of treatment of childhood arthritis using a novel approach. It recognizes that childhood arthritis is treated differently depending on the stage of the illness, and must cover the entire spectrum of chronic illness from early, through established, andfinally to resistant forms of childhood arthritis. Through this textbook, the reader travels the same journey as the physician who first rules out all conditions that are not chronic childhood arthritis, and then decides which type of chronic arthritis the patient has, and lastly, implements anindividualised treatment plan.

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Arthritis in Children and Adolescents employs a unique approach to the recognition and treatment of these complex and chronic conditions. The book is divided into three sections, emphasizing the logical sequence of events that occur after the child who might have Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis(JIA) first presents to the doctor with a m...

Ilona Szer is at Director, Paediatric Rheumatology, Children's Hospital, San Diego and Professor of Clinical Paediatrics, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. Yukiko Kimura is at Chief Paediatric Rheumatology, Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey, USA.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.04 inPublished:October 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192632922

ISBN - 13:9780192632920

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Ann Hall: Remembering Barbara: a tribute to Barbara AnsellIlona Szer: Remembering Jerry C. Jacobs: a tribute to a mentorChester V. Oddis: Tribute to Vinny LondinoSection 1 - The approach to the child with musculoskeletal complaints1. Ilona Szer: Clinical skills in the evaluation for arthritis2. Ilona Szer: The use of investigations and imagining in the evaluation for arthritis3. Yukiko Kimura: Common presenting problems4. Ilona Szer: Acute inflammatory rheumatic syndromes5. Yukiko Kimura: Acute and chronic infections of bones and joints6. Suzanne C. Li and Lisa F. Imundo: Major rheumatic diseases7. Suzanne C. Li: Autoinflammatory diseases and distinct but rare rheumatic diseases8. Suzanne C. Li: Non-inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders9. Lisa Imundo: Idiopathic pain syndromes10. Karin S. Peterson: Musculokeletal and autoimmune manifestations of non-rheumatic disorders11. Karin S. Peterson: Disorders of bone and connective tissueSection 2 - Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis12. Taunton R. Southwood: Introduction to the classifcation of childhood arthritis13. Anne-Marie Prieur, Peter N. Malleson and Yukiko Kimura: Systemic Arthritis14. John J. Miller and Peter N. Malleson: Oligoarthritis15. Janet Gardner Medwin: Rheumatoid Factor Positive Polyarthritis16. Alberto Martini: Rheumatoid Factor Negative Polyarthritis17. David A. Cabral: Psoriatic Arthritis18. Ross E. Petty: Enthesitis Related Arthritis19. Taunton R. Southwood and Yukiko Kimura: Undifferentiated Arhtritis20. Lucy R. Wedderburn, Kiran Nistala and Taunton R. Southwood: Immunopathology of the joint in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis21. Wendy Thomson, Patrica Woo and Rachelle Donn: Genetic and cytokine associations in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis22. Berent Prakken, Salvatore Albani and Wietze Kius: Environmental Factors in Juvenile Idiopathic ArthritisSection 3 - The approach to treating Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis23. Peter N. Malleson: Introduction to section 3 - differential diagnosis and treatment24. Ciaran Duffy: Patient-centred care and the team approach25. Janet E. McDonagh and Patience White: Adolescent rheumatology services26. Lori Tucker: Disease evaluation27. Laurie Ebner-Lyon and Joy Brown: Education issues in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis28. Karen Shaw: Psychosocial aspects of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis29. David S. Sherry, James W. Varni and Michael A. Rapoff: Pain assessment and management30. Peter N. Malleson: Pharmacological treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis31. Gay Kuchta and Iris Davidson: Physiotherapy and occupational therapy32. Deborah Rothman: Nutrition33. Marisa Klein-Gitelman: Adjunctive therapies34. Ann Hall: Surgical interventions in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis35. Brian Feldman: Clinical trials36. Nico M. Wulffraat and Berent J. Prakken: Pharmacological treatment of refractory arthritis37. Clive A. J. Ryder: Joint injection appendix