Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Half title and verso pages
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
      • What is juvenile arthritis?
      • Juvenile vs adult arthritis
      • History and classifications
      • Monitoring juvenile arthritis
      • This report
    2. Nature of the problem
      • The clinical problem
      • Diagnosis
      • Causal mechanisms and risk factors
      • Prognosis, complications and comorbidity
    3. Magnitude of the problem
      • Incidence and prevalence
      • Activity limitation
      • Health care service use
      • Mortality
    4. Impact on growth, functioning and quality of life
      • The experience of arthritis
      • Long-term outcomes
      • Juvenile arthritis and family
    5. Treatment and management
      • Management strategies
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      1. The International League Against Rheumatism classification of juvenile arthritis
      2. Data sources
      3. Definition of medical terms
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures