Australian Paediatric Rheumatology Group standards of care for the management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Journal of paediatrics and child health

PubMedID: 25156704

Munro J, Murray K, Boros C, Chaitow J, Allen RC, Akikusa J, Adib N, Piper SE, Singh-Grewal D, Australian Paediatric Rheumatology Group. Australian Paediatric Rheumatology Group standards of care for the management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Paediatr Child Health. 2014;50(9):663-6.
This standards document outlines accepted standards of management for children, adolescents and young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in Australia. This document acknowledges that the chronic inflammatory arthritis conditions (JIA) in childhood are different diseases from inflammatory arthritis in adults and that specific expertise is required in the care of children with arthritis.