Adolescent Rheumatology by Boel Andersson Gare

By Boel Andersson Gare

Adolescent Rheumatology is the 1st single-source textual content that makes a speciality of how adolescent-specific features influence rheumatic stipulations and move references disease-specific info from normal rheumatology textbooks. utilizing a normal, developmental method of make this e-book designated, the facts base is referenced with a scientific and functional process that's followed to every subject. Written by way of an inventory of overseas specialists from more than a few disciplines, bankruptcy issues contain: adjustments in presentation, prognosis and administration among pediatric, adolescent and grownup rheumatology care adolescent wellbeing and fitness education concerns caliber of care in adolescent rheumatology communique with adolescents an entire bankruptcy written via children attending adolescent rheumatology clinics This advisor additionally covers center adolescent future health issues and the way those elements are impacted through rheumatic affliction, including: adherence again ache persistent idiopathic soreness cognitive improvement verbal exchange widespread overall healthiness matters development and puberty juvenile idiopathic arthritis low bone density peer help parenting of children SLE activities accidents transitioning to grownup health and wellbeing care

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A Swedish study (42) on 125 patients with JIA (mean age 14 years) showed that pain was even the most powerful predictor of their well-being (explaining 55% of variance)! Other recent studies try to elucidate moderating factors of pain perception, particularly the role of pain coping strategies. Two studies (43,44) identified “catastrophizing” as a powerful factor of intensified pain perception whereas “pain control thinking” seemed to be the beneficial counterpart (45). “Catastrophizing” also appeared to be the mediating factor between a positive parental history of pain and the child’s own pain perception and poor health (43).

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I). 8 cm shorter respectively than the male Growing Pains: Growth and Puberty 43 Figure 8 Prader orchidometer: Darker beads 1–3 mL indicate prepubertal testes volume; lighter beads 4–25 mL indicate pubertal development. and female general populations (9). Reduced final height was significantly associated with duration of systemic steroid treatment, again implicating both systemic steroid treatment and disease severity. A smaller study of 24 patients with JIA systemic onset receiving oral steroids for at least two years, retrospectively, described growth from diagnosis, through childhood disease activity to final height (10).

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